Adobe Shockwave Player up to User Input Sanitizer Eingabe memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Shockwave Player up to (Multimedia Player Software) and classified as critical. This issue affects an unknown function of the component User Input Sanitizer. The manipulation as part of a Eingabe leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to 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. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 05/08/2012 by Rodrigo Rubira Branco with Qualys Vulnerability & Malware Research Labs as APSB12-13 as confirmed knowledge base article (Website). The advisory is shared at The vendor cooperated in the coordination of the public release. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2012-2030 since 04/02/2012. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a private exploit is available.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 59047 (Shockwave Player <= Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities (APSB12-13)), 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 120213 (Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB12-13)).

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 12881.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (75459) and Tenable (59047). The entries 5370, 5371, 5372 and 5394 are related to this item.






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

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Access: Private
Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 59047
Nessus Name: Shockwave Player <= Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities (APSB12-13)
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OpenVAS ID: 802780
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Code Execution and DoS Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)
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Advisory: APSB12-13
Researcher: Rodrigo Rubira Branco
Organization: Qualys Vulnerability & Malware Research Labs
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2012-2030 (🔍)
X-Force: 75459 - Adobe Shockwave Player file code execution, High Risk
SecurityTracker: 1027037 - Adobe Shockwave Player Memory Corruption Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 35043 - [APSB12-13] Adobe Shockwave Player Before Unspecified Remote DoS Vulnerability (CVE-2012-2030), Medium
SecurityFocus: 53420 - Adobe Shockwave Player APSB12-13 Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 49086 - Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 81749

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Created: 05/15/2012 10:29 AM
Updated: 03/24/2021 01:51 PM
Changes: 05/15/2012 10:29 AM (92), 04/11/2017 05:15 PM (8), 03/24/2021 01:51 PM (3)
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