Adobe Flash Player prior numeric error

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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Flash Player (Multimedia Player Software). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a numeric error vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-189. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 06/15/2010 by Tielei Wang with ICST-ERCIS (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2010-2170 since 06/07/2010. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 46858 (Adobe AIR < Multiple Vulnerabilities (ASPB10-14)), 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 165220 (SUSE Security Update for Flash Player (SUSE-SA:2010:024)).

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 9397.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (46858). See 44472, 53657, 53656 and 53655 for similar entries.






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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.0

VulDB Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Temp Score: 9.0
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Class: Numeric error
CWE: CWE-189
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 46858
Nessus Name: Adobe AIR < Multiple Vulnerabilities (ASPB10-14)
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OpenVAS ID: 67656
OpenVAS Name: FreeBSD Ports: linux-flashplugin
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Advisory: RHSA-2010:0464
Researcher: Tielei Wang
Organization: ICST-ERCIS
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2010-2170 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1024085 - Adobe Flash Player Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitary Code, Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks, and Deny Service
Vulnerability Center: 26114 - [APSB10-14] Adobe Flash Player and AIR Integer Overflow Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 40789 - Adobe Flash Player (CVE-2010-2170) Integer Overflow Vulnerability
Secunia: 40144 - Adobe AIR Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
Vupen: ADV-2010-1453

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Created: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 09/15/2021 08:05 PM
Changes: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM (67), 02/28/2017 07:47 AM (21), 09/15/2021 07:58 PM (2), 09/15/2021 08:05 PM (1)
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