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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated, Macromedia
(Microsoft Issues Patch) Macromedia Flash Player SWF File Processing Flaw Permits Remote Code Execution
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016049
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016049
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-0024   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 9 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.0.22.0 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Macromedia 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 user's system.

Breeze Meeting Add-In versions 5.1 and prior are also affected.

Shockwave Player versions 10.1.0.11 and prior are also affected.

Flash Debug Player versions 7.0.14.0 and prior are also affected.

Adobe credits Microsoft with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Some Microsoft operating systems (Windows XP and Internet Explorer 6 SP1 when installed on Windows ME, Windows 98, and Windows 98 Second Edition) include the affected versions of Macromedia Flash Player.

Microsoft has issued the following fix:

Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=B2B8F9A8-4874-405A-9F0C-768B2631673A

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-020.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.macromedia.com/devnet/security/security_zone/apsb06-03.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (XP)
Underlying OS Comments:  XP SP1, XP SP2

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Mar 15 2006 Macromedia Flash Player SWF File Processing Flaw Permits Remote Code Execution



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