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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash Player Invalid Pointer Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019811
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019811
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0071   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 9 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.0.115.0 and prior 9.0.x versions, 8.0.39.0 and prior 8.0 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 multimedia file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

wushi of team509 reported this vulnerability via TippingPoint. Mark Dowd of the ISS X-Force also reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a multimedia 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 (9.0.124.0).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-11.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-11.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Apr 9 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Invalid Pointer Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5.
Jun 3 2008 (Sun Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Invalid Pointer Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Sun has issued a fix for Solaris 10.



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