Macromedia Flash Player SWF File Handling Arbitrary Code Execution
SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
Macromedia Flash Player 7.x
Macromedia Flash Player 6.x
eEye Digital Security has reported a vulnerability in Macromedia
Flash Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to
compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to missing validation of the frame
type identifier that is read from a SWF file. This value is used as
an index in Flash.ocx to reference an array of function pointers.
This can be exploited via a specially crafted SWF file to cause the
index to reference memory that are under the attackers control, which
causes Flash Player to use attacker supplied values as function
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability has been reported in Flash Player version 184.108.40.206
Update to Flash Player 8 (220.127.116.11) or apply Flash Player 7 update
(18.104.22.168 or 22.214.171.124).
Flash Player 8 download:
Flast Player 7 update:
PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Fang Xing, eEye Digital Security.
The vendor also credits SEC Consult.
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