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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Shockwave Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Shockwave Player Memory Corruption Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027037
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027037
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-2029, CVE-2012-2030, CVE-2012-2031, CVE-2012-2032, CVE-2012-2033   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 8 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 11.6.4.634 and prior
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Adobe Shockwave Player. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted Shockwave content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Rodrigo Rubira Branco of Qualys Vulnerability & Malware Research Labs (VMRL) and Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs each reported some of these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (11.6.5.635).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-13.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-13.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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