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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
(Microsoft Issues Fix for Internet Explorer) Adobe Flash Player Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030156
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030156
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0515   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 28 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 13.0.0.182 and prior (Windows), 13.0.0.201 and prior (Mac), 11.2.202.350 and prior (Linux)
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 specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

This vulnerability is being actively exploited.

Alexander Polyakov of Kaspersky Labs reported this vulnerability.

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:   Microsoft has issued a fix for Internet Explorer 10 and 11.

[Editor's note: Microsoft indicates that this fix was made available on April 22, 2014 as part of update 2961887.]

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/2755801

Vendor URL:  helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-13.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2012), Windows (8)

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