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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash Player Input Validation Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016829
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016829
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-3311, CVE-2006-3587, CVE-2006-3588   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 12 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.0.24.0 and prior versions
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 a specially crafted SWF file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vulnerabilities are due to input validation errors.

Adobe credits Stuart Pearson of Computer Terrorism (UK) Ltd. with reporting one of these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create a SWF file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (9.0.16.0), available at:

http://www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer/

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb06-11.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Sep 13 2006 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Input Validation Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 3 and 4.
Sep 29 2006 (Apple Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Input Validation Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Apple has released a fix for Mac OS X.



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