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FILE-PDF Adobe Flash Player ActionScript setFocus use after free attempt

Summary

Use-after-free vulnerability in 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 via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-4173, CVE-2016-4174, CVE-2016-4222, CVE-2016-4226, CVE-2016-4228, CVE-2016-4229, CVE-2016-4230, CVE-2016-4231, and CVE-2016-4248.

Impact

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

CVE-2016-4227:

CVSS base score 9.8

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 3.9

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

Detailed information

CVE-2016-4227: Use-after-free vulnerability in 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 via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-4173, CVE-2016-4174, CVE-2016-4222, CVE-2016-4226, CVE-2016-4228, CVE-2016-4229, CVE-2016-4230, CVE-2016-4231, and CVE-2016-4248.

Affected systems

  • 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-2016-4227:

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/apsb16-25.html