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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash Player Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027854
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027854
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-5676, CVE-2012-5677, CVE-2012-5678   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 11 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 11.5.502.110 and prior for Windows/Mac; 11.2.202.251 and prior for Linux
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were 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 specially crafted 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.

A buffer overflow can trigger code execution [CVE-2012-5676]. Mateusz Jurczyk, Gynvael Coldwind, and Fermin Serna of the Google Security Team reported this vulnerability.

An integer overflow can trigger code execution [CVE-2012-5677]. An anonymous researcher reported this vulnerability via Tipping Point's Zero Day Initiative.

A memory corruption flaw can trigger code execution [CVE-2012-5678]. Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (11.5.502.135 for Windows, 11.5.502.136 for Mac, 11.2.202.258 for Linux, 11.1.115.34 for Android 4.x, 11.1.111.29 for Android 3.x and 2.x).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-27.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-27.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary 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.
Dec 12 2012 (Microsoft Issues Fix for Internet Explorer) Adobe Flash Player Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Microsoft has issued a fix for Internet Explorer.
Dec 12 2012 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
May 16 2013 (RIM Issues Fix for BlackBerry PlayBook) Adobe Flash Player Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
RIM has issued a fix for BlackBerry Tablet OS.



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