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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
(Sun Issues Fix for Solaris) Adobe Flash Player Invalid Object Reference Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021854
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021854
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-0520   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 17 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 10.0.22.87
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 Flash file that, when loaded by the target user, will reference a deleted object and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vendor was notified on August 25, 2008.

Javier Vicente Vallejo reported this vulnerability via iDefense.

[Editor's note: The vendor describes this vulnerability as a buffer overflow.]

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

SPARC Platform

* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_111 or later

x86 Platform

* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_111 or later

Sun is working on a fix for Solaris 10.

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-254909-1

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-01.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  10, OpenSolaris

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