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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash Player Memory Corruption Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036094
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036094
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-4171   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 17 2016
Original Entry Date:  Jun 14 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 21.0.0.242 and prior
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 memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

This vulnerability is being actively exploited.

Anton Ivanov and Costin Raiu of Kaspersky Lab 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:   The vendor has issued a fix (22.0.0.192, 18.0.0.360 ESR, 11.2.202.626 for Linux).

The vendor's advisories are available at:

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsa16-03.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-18.html

Vendor URL:  helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-18.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.
Jun 17 2016 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Memory Corruption Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.



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