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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash Player Use-After-Free and Memory Corruption Errors Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038427
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1038427
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-3068, CVE-2017-3069, CVE-2017-3070, CVE-2017-3071, CVE-2017-3072, CVE-2017-3073, CVE-2017-3074   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 9 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 25.0.0.148 and prior (Windows/Linux); 25.0.0.163 and prior (Mac)
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 use-after-free memory error may occur [CVE-2017-3071].

Memory corruption errors may occur [CVE-2017-3068, CVE-2017-3069, CVE-2017-3070, CVE-2017-3072, CVE-2017-3073, CVE-2017-3074].

Jihui Lu of Tencent KeenLab and Mateusz Jurczyk and Natalie Silvanovich of Google Project Zero 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 (25.0.0.171).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-15.html

Vendor URL:  helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-15.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.
May 9 2017 (Microsoft Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Use-After-Free and Memory Corruption Errors Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Microsoft has issued a fix.
May 10 2017 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Use-After-Free and Memory Corruption Errors Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.



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