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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
(Sun Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Invalid Pointer Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020158
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020158
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0071   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 3 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.0.115.0 and prior 9.0.x versions, 8.0.39.0 and prior 8.0 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 multimedia file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

wushi of team509 reported this vulnerability via TippingPoint. Mark Dowd of the ISS X-Force also reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a multimedia file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fix for Solaris.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 125332-03 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_89 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 125333-03 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_89 or later

Note: The above listed patches will upgrade the Flash Player to version 9.0 r124.

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-238305-1

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-11.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  10

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