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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
[Duplicate Entry] Adobe Flash Player Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020114
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 29 2008
Original Entry Date:  May 27 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network

Version(s):,; possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Flash Player. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted SWF file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

This can be exploited via a web page.

Symantec reports that this vulnerability is being actively exploited.

The original advisory is available at:

[Editor's note: Symantec reports that this is not a new vulnerability, but is a duplicate of CVE-2007-0071. As a result, this Alert will be deleted from our database shortly.]

Impact:   A remote user can create a SWF file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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