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Sid 1-7978

Message

BROWSER-PLUGINS ShockwaveFlash.ShockwaveFlash ActiveX clsid access

Summary

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player 9.x up to 9.0.48.0 and 8.x up to 8.0.35.0 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) a SWF file that uses the asfunction: protocol or (2) the navigateToURL function when used with the Flash Player ActiveX Control in Internet Explorer.

Impact

CVSS base score 4.3 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • adobe flash_player 8
  • adobe flash_player 9

Ease of attack

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

  • marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=102039374017185&w=2
  • www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-20.html