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Sid 1-38874

Message

FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player DeleteRangeTimelineOperation type confusion attempt

Summary

Adobe Flash Player 21.0.0.226 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in May 2016.

Impact

CVSS base score 9.8 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 3.9 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH

CVE-2016-4117:

CVSS base score 9.8

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 3.9

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

CVE-2016-4224:

CVSS base score 8.8

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 2.8

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

Detailed information

CVE-2016-4117: Adobe Flash Player 21.0.0.226 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in May 2016.

CVE-2016-4224: Adobe Flash Player before 18.0.0.366 and 19.x through 22.x before 22.0.0.209 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.632 on Linux allows attackers to execute arbitrary code by leveraging an unspecified "type confusion," a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-4223 and CVE-2016-4225.

Affected systems

  • adobe flash_player 21.0.0.226
  • adobe flash_player 11.2.202.626
  • adobe flash_player 18.0.0.360
  • adobe flash_player 22.0.0.192

Ease of attack

CVE-2016-4117:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

CVE-2016-4224:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsa16-02.html
  • helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-25.html