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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash Player Use-After-Free Memory Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032890
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1032890
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-5122, CVE-2015-5123   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 14 2015
Original Entry Date:  Jul 14 2015
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 18.0.0.203 and prior; ESR 13.0.0.302 and prior for Windows/Mac; ESR 11.2.202.481 and prior for Linux
Description:   Two 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 trigger a use-after-free memory error and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2015-5122, CVE-2015-5123].

These vulnerabilities are being actively exploited.

Dhanesh Kizhakkinan of FireEye, Peter Pi of TrendMicro, and slipstream/RoL (@TheWack0lian) reported these vulnerabilities.

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:   The vendor has issued a fix (18.0.0.209, ESR 13.0.0.305 Windows/Mac).

The vendor's advisories are available at:

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-18.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsa15-04.html

Vendor URL:  helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsa15-04.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jul 16 2015 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Use-After-Free Memory Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
Sep 15 2015 (HP Issues Fix for HP Smart Zero Core) Adobe Flash Player Use-After-Free Memory Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
HP has issued a fix for HP Smart Zero Core.
Jan 29 2016 (HP Issues Fix for HP Intelligent Management Center) Adobe Flash Player Use-After-Free Memory Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
HP has issued a fix for HP Intelligent Management Center Service Health Manager and PLAT.



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