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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Shockwave Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Shockwave Player Buffer Overflows and Array Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027692
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027692
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-4172, CVE-2012-4173, CVE-2012-4174, CVE-2012-4175, CVE-2012-4176, CVE-2012-5273   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 23 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 11.6.7.637 and prior
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Adobe Shockwave. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2012-4172, CVE-2012-4173, CVE-2012-4174, CVE-2012-4175, CVE-2012-5273]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an out-of-bounds array error and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2012-4176].

Will Dormann of CERT and Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (11.6.8.638).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-23.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:   UNIX (OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 23 Oct 2012 22:18:02 +0000
Subject:  Adobe Shockwave Player


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

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


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