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Microsoft Windows Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities


Secunia ID

SA52392

CVE-ID

CVE-2013-0504, CVE-2013-0643, CVE-2013-0648

Release Date

27 Feb 2013

Criticality

Highly Critical

Solution Status

Vendor Patch

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 Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions and compromise a user's system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to the application bundling a vulnerable version of Adobe Flash Player within Internet Explorer 10.

For more information:
SA52374

Solution

Apply updates.

Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=d6a988b1-04ab-42e9-bfab-d91b438103ad

Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 x64-based systems:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=97f42b04-cd29-4fba-adba-3867cc97100c

Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows Server 2012:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=8e1902de-00a3-41f9-bda0-2c2644443e8d

NOTE: Update for Windows RT is available via Windows Update only.

Original Advisory

Microsoft (KB2819372):
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/2755801
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2819372