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Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Vulnerabilities


Secunia ID

SA50283

CVE-ID

CVE-2012-2043, CVE-2012-2044, CVE-2012-2045, CVE-2012-2046, CVE-2012-2047

Release Date

14 Aug 2012

Criticality

Highly Critical

Solution Status

Vendor Patch

Software

Adobe Shockwave Player 11.x

Where

From remote

Impact
System access

This covers vulnerabilities where malicious people are able to gain system access and execute arbitrary code with the privileges of a local user.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Adobe Shockwave Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

1) An unspecified error can be exploited to corrupt memory. No more information is currently available.

2) An unspecified error can be exploited to corrupt memory. No more information is currently available.

3) An unspecified error can be exploited to corrupt memory. No more information is currently available.

4) An unspecified error can be exploited to corrupt memory. No more information is currently available.

5) An unspecified error can be exploited to corrupt memory. No more information is currently available.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities may allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerabilities are reported in version 11.6.5.635 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh.

Solution

Update to version 11.6.6.636.
http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/

Reported by

1-3) The vendor credits Honggang Ren, Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.
4) The vendor credits suto.
5) The vendor credits Will Dormann, CERT.

Original Advisory

Adobe:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-17.html