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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash Player Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1042098
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1042098
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-15978   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 13 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Flash Player. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted request to trigger an out-of-bounds memory read error and view potentially sensitive information on the target system.

@j00sean reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (31.0.0.148).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-39.html

Vendor URL:  helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-39.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.
Nov 13 2018 (Microsoft Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
Microsoft has issued a fix.
Nov 14 2018 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.



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