Adobe Flash Player up to 30.0.0.113 type conversion

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A vulnerability has been found in Adobe Flash Player up to 30.0.0.113 (Multimedia Player Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a type conversion vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-704. The product does not correctly convert an object, resource, or structure from one type to a different type. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Adobe Flash Player 30.0.0.113 and earlier versions have a Type Confusion vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.

The bug was discovered 07/10/2018. The weakness was published 07/10/2018 by Steven Seeley (iDefense) with Zero Day Initiative as APSB18-24 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at helpx.adobe.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-5007 since 01/03/2018. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 04/06/2023). 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 111020 (FreeBSD : Flash Player -- multiple vulnerabilities (e78732b2-8528-11e8-9c42-6451062f0f7a)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 236894 (Red Hat Update for flash-plugin (RHSA-2018:2175)).

Upgrading to version 30.0.0.134 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (111020). Similar entry is available at 121314.

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Class: Type conversion
CWE: CWE-704
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 111020
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : Flash Player -- multiple vulnerabilities (e78732b2-8528-11e8-9c42-6451062f0f7a)
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Upgrade: Flash Player 30.0.0.134

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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: APSB18-24
Researcher: Steven Seeley (iDefense)
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-5007 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1041248
SecurityFocus: 104698 - Adobe Flash Player APSB18-24 Arbiitrary Code Execution and Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities

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Created: 07/11/2018 04:44 PM
Updated: 04/06/2023 03:38 PM
Changes: 07/11/2018 04:44 PM (77), 03/04/2020 08:42 AM (8), 04/06/2023 03:38 PM (4)
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