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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated, Macromedia
Macromedia Flash Player Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016449
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-3588   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 7 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jul 7 2006
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Macromedia Flash. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can create a specially crafted compressed '.swf' file that, when loaded by the target user, will cause the target user's Flash player (or browser) to crash.

The vendor was notified on November 28, 2005, without response.

Dejun Meng of Fortinet Security Research team discovered this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor silently fixed the vulnerability in version 9,0,16,0 (or possibly an earlier version).
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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