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Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Vulnerabilities


Secunia ID

SA51090

CVE-ID

CVE-2012-4172, CVE-2012-4173, CVE-2012-4174, CVE-2012-4175, CVE-2012-4176, CVE-2012-5273

Release Date

24 Oct 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 cause a buffer overflow.

2) An unspecified error can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow.

3) An unspecified error can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow.

4) An unspecified error can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow.

5) An unspecified error can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow.

6) An array-indexing error can be exploited to corrupt memory.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities may allow execution of arbitrary code by tricking a user into viewing specially crafted Director content.

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions 11.6.7.637 and prior for Windows and Macintosh.

Solution

Update to version 11.6.8.638.
http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/

Reported by

1, 2, 3, 4, 6) Will Dormann, CERT/CC.
5) The vendor credits Honggang Ren, Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.

Original Advisory

Adobe:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-23.html

US-CERT VU#872545:
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/872545