VDB-54309 · CVE-2010-0209 · BID 42358

Adobe Flash Player prior code injection

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A vulnerability, which was classified as very critical, was found in Adobe Flash Player (Multimedia Player Software). This affects an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a code injection vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-94. The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Adobe Flash Player before 9.0.280 and 10.x before, and Adobe AIR before 2.0.3, allows attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-2213, CVE-2010-2214, and CVE-2010-2216.

The weakness was shared 08/11/2010 (Website). The advisory is shared at vupen.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2010-0209. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/22/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 75418 (openSUSE Security Update : acroread (openSUSE-SU-2010:0573-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 165602 (SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update flash-player (SUSE-SA:2010:034)).

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (75418).








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Class: Code injection
CWE: CWE-94 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

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Nessus ID: 75418
Nessus Name: openSUSE Security Update : acroread (openSUSE-SU-2010:0573-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 67863
OpenVAS Name: FreeBSD Ports: linux-flashplugin
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Flash Player
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01/06/2010 🔍
08/10/2010 +216 days 🔍
08/11/2010 +1 days 🔍
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08/15/2010 +4 days 🔍
06/13/2014 +1398 days 🔍
03/19/2015 +279 days 🔍
09/22/2021 +2378 days 🔍


Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: vupen.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2010-0209 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 26793 - [APSB10-16] Adobe Flash Player and AIR AVM1 Remote Code Execution or DoS due to Memory Corruption Vulnerability, Critical
SecurityFocus: 42358 - Adobe Flash Player and AIR (CVE-2010-2214) Unspecified Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Secunia: 43026


Created: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM
Updated: 09/22/2021 01:37 AM
Changes: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM (64), 03/02/2017 11:28 AM (10), 09/22/2021 01:29 AM (5), 09/22/2021 01:37 AM (1)
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