Adobe Flash Player prior 9.0.115.0 denial of service

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Adobe Flash Player (Multimedia Player Software). Affected is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-404. The product does not release or incorrectly releases a resource before it is made available for re-use. This is going to have an impact on availability. CVE summarizes:

Adobe Flash Player 9 before 9.0.277.0 on unspecified UNIX platforms allows attackers to cause a denial of service via unknown vectors.

The weakness was published 06/15/2010 with Red Hat Security Response Team (Website). The advisory is shared for download at us-cert.gov. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2010-2172. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 46858 (Adobe AIR < 2.0.2.12610 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 9.0.115.0 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 databases at X-Force (59322) and Tenable (46858).

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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
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Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 46858
Nessus Name: Adobe AIR < 2.0.2.12610 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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Upgrade: Flash Player 9.0.115.0
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07/01/2010 +16 days 🔍
03/19/2015 +1722 days 🔍
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: RHSA-2010:0470
Organization: Red Hat Security Response Team
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2010-2172 (🔍)
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X-Force: 59322
Vulnerability Center: 26241 - [APSB10-14] Adobe Flash Player 9 before 9.0.277.0 on Unix Platforms Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 40795 - Adobe Flash Player (CVE-2010-2172) Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
Secunia: 40026

Entryinfo

Created: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 09/15/2021 08:36 PM
Changes: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM (63), 02/28/2017 11:28 AM (9), 09/15/2021 08:28 PM (6), 09/15/2021 08:36 PM (2)
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