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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034970
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1034970
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-0964, CVE-2016-0965, CVE-2016-0966, CVE-2016-0967, CVE-2016-0968, CVE-2016-0969, CVE-2016-0970, CVE-2016-0971, CVE-2016-0972, CVE-2016-0973, CVE-2016-0974, CVE-2016-0975, CVE-2016-0976, CVE-2016-0977, CVE-2016-0978, CVE-2016-0979, CVE-2016-0980, CVE-2016-0981, CVE-2016-0982, CVE-2016-0983, CVE-2016-0984, CVE-2016-0985   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 9 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Multiple 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 type confusion error may occur [CVE-2016-0985].

Use-after-free memory errors may occur [CVE-2016-0973, CVE-2016-0974, CVE-2016-0975, CVE-2016-0982, CVE-2016-0983, CVE-2016-0984].

A heap buffer overflow may occur [CVE-2016-0971].

Memory corruption errors may occur [CVE-2016-0964, CVE-2016-0965, CVE-2016-0966, CVE-2016-0967, CVE-2016-0968, CVE-2016-0969, CVE-2016-0970, CVE-2016-0972, CVE-2016-0976, CVE-2016-0977, CVE-2016-0978, CVE-2016-0979, CVE-2016-0980, CVE-2016-0981].

An anonymous researcher (via HPE's Zero Day Initiative), Ben Hawkes, Mateusz Jurczyk, and Natalie Silvanovich of Google Project Zero, Nicolas Joly of Microsoft Vulnerability Research (MSVR), the NSFOCUS Security Team, Wen Guanxing from Venustech ADLAB, and Yuki Chen of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team 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 (18.0.0.329, 20.0.0.306 for Windows and Mac; 11.2.202.569 for Linux).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-04.html

Vendor URL:  helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-04.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary 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.
Feb 9 2016 (Microsoft Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Microsoft has issued a fix for Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and 11 and Microsoft Edge.
Feb 11 2016 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.



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