Adobe Flash Player up to AdobePSDK Pointer out-of-bounds

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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Flash Player up to (Multimedia Player Software). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown processing of the component AdobePSDK Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a out-of-bounds vulnerability (Pointer). Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-125. The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 11/14/2017. The weakness was presented 12/09/2017 by bo13oy with Zero Day Initiative (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2017-3112 since 12/02/2016. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 104547 (KB4048951: Security update for Adobe Flash Player (November 2017)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 236555 (Red Hat Update for flash-plugin (RHSA-2017:3222)).

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (104547). See 110415, 110416, 110417 and 110439 for similar entries.








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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.9

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Name: Pointer
Class: Out-of-bounds / Pointer
CWE: CWE-125 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 104547
Nessus Name: KB4048951: Security update for Adobe Flash Player (November 2017)
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OpenVAS ID: 866085
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Flash Player Security Updates( apsb17-33 )-Windows
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Flash Player


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Advisory: RHSA-2017:3222
Researcher: bo13oy
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2017-3112 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1039778
SecurityFocus: 101837 - Adobe Flash Player APSB17-33 Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

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Created: 12/10/2017 03:27 PM
Updated: 01/17/2023 11:02 AM
Changes: 12/10/2017 03:27 PM (80), 12/13/2019 02:29 PM (5), 01/26/2021 03:07 PM (3), 01/17/2023 11:02 AM (3)
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