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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash Player Input Validation Hole Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025603
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1025603
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-2107   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 8 2011
Original Entry Date:  Jun 6 2011
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10.3.181.16 and prior versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris; 10.3.185.22 and prior for Android
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Flash Player. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

A remote user can cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser. The code will run in the security context of an arbitrary site. As a result, the code will be able to access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.

This vulnerability is being actively exploited in targeted cases.

[Editor's note: The vendor is working to determine if Adobe Reader is also affected.]

Impact:   A remote user can access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with an arbitrary site, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (10.3.181.22; 10.3.181.23 for ActiveX; 10.3.185.22 for Android).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-13.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-13.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Android, 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.
Jun 6 2011 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Input Validation Hole Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
Jun 13 2011 (RIM Issues Fix for BlackBerry PlayBook) Adobe Flash Player Input Validation Hole Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
RIM has issued a fix for BlackBerry PlayBook.



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