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Sid 1-49311

Message

FILE-FLASH Adobe Flash Player writeExternal type confusion attempt

Summary

Adobe Flash Player 18.x through 18.0.0.252 and 19.x through 19.0.0.207 on Windows and OS X and 11.x through 11.2.202.535 on Linux allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted SWF file, as exploited in the wild in October 2015.

Impact

CVSS base score 9.3 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE

CVE-2015-7645:

CVSS base score 9.3

CVSS impact score 10.0

CVSS exploitability score 8.6

Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE

Integrity Impact COMPLETE

Availability Impact COMPLETE

CVE-2015-7647:

CVSS base score 10.0

CVSS impact score 10.0

CVSS exploitability score 10.0

Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE

Integrity Impact COMPLETE

Availability Impact COMPLETE

Detailed information

CVE-2015-7645: Adobe Flash Player 18.x through 18.0.0.252 and 19.x through 19.0.0.207 on Windows and OS X and 11.x through 11.2.202.535 on Linux allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted SWF file, as exploited in the wild in October 2015.

CVE-2015-7647: Adobe Flash Player before 18.0.0.255 and 19.x before 19.0.0.226 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.540 on Linux allows attackers to execute arbitrary code by leveraging an unspecified "type confusion," a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-7648.

Affected systems

  • adobe flash_player 11.2.202.535
  • adobe flash_player 19.0.0.207

Ease of attack

CVE-2015-7645:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity MEDIUM

Authentication NONE

CVE-2015-7647:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity LOW

Authentication NONE

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/apsa15-05.html