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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash 6 on Windows XP Has Multiple Flaws That Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023435
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023435
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0378, CVE-2010-0379   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 29 2010
Original Entry Date:  Jan 12 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Adobe Flash Player as bundled on Windows XP. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted Flash content 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.

TippingPoint, Will Dormann of CERT/CC, and Carsten H. Eiram and Dyon Balding of Secunia reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create Flash content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

Microsoft has issued an advisory, as the vulnerable version of Flash Player was distributed with Windows XP. Microsoft recommends that customers uninstall Flash Player 6 and/or upgrade to a new version of Flash Player.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/979267.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/979267.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (XP)
Underlying OS Comments:  XP SP3 and prior versions

Message History:   None.


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