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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030712
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030712
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0538, CVE-2014-0540, CVE-2014-0541, CVE-2014-0542, CVE-2014-0543, CVE-2014-0544, CVE-2014-0545   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 12 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 14.0.0.145 and prior (Windows/Mac); 11.2.202.394 and prior (Linux)
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were 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 execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can trigger a memory leak to bypass memory address randomization [CVE-2014-0540, CVE-2014-0542, CVE-2014-0543, CVE-2014-0544, CVE-2014-0545].

A remote user can bypass security [CVE-2014-0541].

A remote user can trigger a use-after-free memory error to execute arbitrary code [CVE-2014-0538].

Wen Guanxing from Venustech Adlab, lokihardt@asrt (via HP's Zero Day Initiative), Soroush Dalili from NCC Group, and Chris Evans of Google Project Zero reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will bypass security features and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (14.0.0.176 for Windows/Mac; 11.2.202.400 for Linux).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-18.html

Vendor URL:  helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-18.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Aug 12 2014 (Microsoft Issues Fix for Internet Explorer) Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Microsoft has issued a fix for Internet Explorer 10 and 11.
Aug 13 2014 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.



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