VDB-11154 · CVE-2013-5330 · BID 63680

Adobe Flash Player/AIR memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as very critical, was found in Adobe Flash Player and AIR SDK/ (Multimedia Player Software). Affected is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The software performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Adobe Flash Player before 11.7.700.252 and 11.8.x and 11.9.x before 11.9.900.152 on Windows and Mac OS X and before on Linux, Adobe AIR before, Adobe AIR SDK before, and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-5329.

The weakness was shared 11/12/2013 as Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is available at technet.microsoft.com. The vendor cooperated in the coordination of the public release. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2013-5330 since 08/20/2013. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 06/02/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 70857 (Adobe AIR <= Memory Corruptions (APSB13-26)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 166533 (OpenSuSE Security Update for flash-player to (openSUSE-SU-2013:1737-1)).

Applying the patch 11.9.900.152 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at technet.microsoft.com. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Vulnerability Center (SBV-42288) and Tenable (70857). Further details are available at adobe.com. The entries 7129, 8217, 8218 and 8219 are related to this item.






  • free


  • end of life

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.5

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 70857
Nessus Name: Adobe AIR <= Memory Corruptions (APSB13-26)
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OpenVAS ID: 803443
OpenVAS Name: Adobe AIR Code Execution and DoS Vulnerabilities Nov13 (Windows)
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Patch: 11.9.900.152
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Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-5330 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 42288 - [APSB13-26] Adobe Flash Player Remote DoS and Possible Code Execution due to Memory Corruption (CVE-2013-5330), Critical
SecurityFocus: 63680
Secunia: 55527 - Adobe Flash Player / AIR Two Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 99656

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Created: 11/15/2013 02:23 PM
Updated: 06/02/2021 08:31 AM
Changes: 11/15/2013 02:23 PM (50), 05/15/2017 11:25 AM (38), 06/02/2021 08:31 AM (2)
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