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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash Player Lets Remote Users Conduct DNS Rebinding Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021147
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021147
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-4819   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 6 2008
Impact:   Host/resource access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.0.124.0 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Flash Player. A remote user can conduct DNS rebinding attacks.

A remote user can create a specially crafted Flash file that, when loaded by the target user, will conduct DNS rebinding attacks against a target system.

Nathan McFeters and Rob Carter of Ernst and Young s Advanced Security Center reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can conduct DNS rebinding attacks.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (9.0.151.0), available at:

http://www.adobe.com/go/kb406791

The vendor recommends updating to version 10, if possible.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-20.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-20.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control 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.
Nov 12 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Lets Remote Users Conduct DNS Rebinding Attacks
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 Extras.



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