09 May 2012
23 Aug 2012
Adobe Flash Professional CS5 11.x
This covers vulnerabilities where malicious people are able to gain system access and execute arbitrary code with the privileges of a local user.
Tielei Wang has discovered a vulnerability in Adobe Flash Professional CS5, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an integer overflow error in Flash.exe when allocating memory to process a JPG object using its image dimensions. This can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted FLA file.
Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code, but requires tricking a user into opening a malicious file.
The vulnerability is reported in version 126.96.36.1999 and prior for Windows and Macintosh (confirmed in 188.8.131.529).
Update to version 11.5.2 or upgrade to Adobe Flash Professional CS6.
Tielei Wang, Georgia Tech Information Security Center via Secunia.