VDB-55296 · CVE-2010-4089 · BID 44521

Adobe Shockwave Player up to 11.5.9.x IML32.dll memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as very critical has been found in Adobe Shockwave Player up to 11.5.9.x (Multimedia Player Software). Affected is an unknown part in the library IML32.dll. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

IML32.dll in Adobe Shockwave Player before allows attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a .dir file containing "duplicated LCSM entries in mmap record," a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-4087.

The weakness was released 10/29/2010 by Rodrigo Rubira Branco with Check Point (Website). The advisory is shared for download at adobe.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2010-4089 since 10/25/2010. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 03/08/2017).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 50387 (Shockwave Player <, 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 118635 (Adobe Shockwave Player rcsL Chunk Memory Corruption Vulnerability (APSA10-04, APSB10-25)).

Upgrading to version 8.0.196 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityTracker (ID 1024664), Vulnerability Center (SBV-27965) and Tenable (50387). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 4217, 55297, 55295 and 55294.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.5

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VulDB Temp Score: 9.5
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 50387
Nessus Name: Shockwave Player <
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OpenVAS ID: 901167
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Vulnerabilities Nov-10
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Shockwave Player 8.0.196


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Vendor: https://www.adobe.com/

Advisory: adobe.com
Researcher: Rodrigo Rubira Branco
Organization: Check Point
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2010-4089 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1024664 - Adobe Shockwave Player Has Multiple Flaws That Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 27965 - [APSB10-25] IML32.dll in Adobe Shockwave Player Remote Arbitrary Code Execution or DoS Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 44521 - Adobe Shockwave Player 'IML32.dll' CVE-2010-4089 Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Created: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM
Updated: 03/08/2017 09:30 PM
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