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Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities


Secunia ID

SA51213

CVE-ID

CVE-2012-5274, CVE-2012-5275, CVE-2012-5276, CVE-2012-5277, CVE-2012-5278, CVE-2012-5279, CVE-2012-5280

Release Date

07 Nov 2012

Criticality

Highly Critical

Solution Status

Vendor Patch

Software

Adobe AIR 3.x
Adobe Flash 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.

Security Bypass

This covers vulnerabilities or security issues where malicious users or people can bypass certain security mechanisms of the application.

The actual impact varies significantly depending on the design and purpose of the affected application.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions and compromise a user's system.

1) An unspecified error exists and can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow.

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

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

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

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

6) An unspecified error exists and can be exploited to corrupt memory.

7) An unspecified error exists and can be exploited to bypass certain security features.

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

The vulnerabilities are reported in the following products:
* Adobe Flash Player 11.4.402.287 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh.
* Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.243 and earlier versions for Linux.
* Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.20 and earlier versions for Android 4.x.
* Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.19 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x.
* Adobe AIR 3.4.0.2710 and earlier for Windows, Macintosh, SDK (including AIR for iOS) and Android.

Solution

Update to a fixed version.

Adobe Flash Player for Windows and Macintosh:
Update to version 11.5.502.110.

Adobe Flash Player for Linux:
Update to version 11.2.202.251.

Adobe Flash Player for Android 4.x:
Update to version 11.1.115.27.

Adobe Flash Player for Android 3.x and 2.x:
Update to version 11.1.111.24.

Adobe AIR:
Update to version 3.5.0.600.

Reported by

The vendor credits:
1 - 6) Mateusz Jurczyk, Gynvael Coldwind, and Fermin Serna, Google Security Team.
7) Eduardo Vela Nava, Google Security Team.

Original Advisory

Adobe (APSB12-24):
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-24.html