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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash Player Memory Errors Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040648
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040648
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-4932, CVE-2018-4933, CVE-2018-4934, CVE-2018-4935, CVE-2018-4936, CVE-2018-4937   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 10 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, 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 obtain potentially sensitive information on the target 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-2018-4932].

An out-of-bounds memory write error may occur [CVE-2018-4935, CVE-2018-4937].

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will access potentially sensitive information on the target user's system.

An out-of-bounds memory read error may occur [CVE-2018-4933, CVE-2018-4934].

A heap overflow may occur [CVE-2018-4936].

Lin Wang of Beihang University, Mateusz Jurczyk and Natalie Silvanovich of Google Project Zero, and willJ of Tencent PC Manager 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.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (29.0.0.140).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-08.html

Vendor URL:  helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-08.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.
Apr 10 2018 (Microsoft Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Memory Errors Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Execute Arbitrary Code
Microsoft has issued a fix.
Apr 16 2018 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Memory Errors Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.



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