Adobe Shockwave Player up to 8.0.195 resource management

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Adobe Shockwave Player up to 8.0.195 (Multimedia Player Software). Affected is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a resource management vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-399. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Use-after-free vulnerability in an unspecified compatibility component in Adobe Shockwave Player before allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site, related to the Shockwave Settings window and an unloaded library. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

The weakness was shared 11/03/2010 by Krystian Kloskowski (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2010-4092 since 10/25/2010. 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.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 51936 (Shockwave Player < (APSB11-01)), 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 118959 (Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities (APSB11-01)).

Upgrading to version 8.0.196 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (62978) and Tenable (51936). The entries 56421, 56417, 56416 and 56415 are related to this item.








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

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Class: Resource management
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 51936
Nessus Name: Shockwave Player < (APSB11-01)
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OpenVAS ID: 801846
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities - Feb 2011
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Upgrade: Shockwave Player 8.0.196


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Researcher: Krystian Kloskowski
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2010-4092 (🔍)

X-Force: 62978
SecurityTracker: 1025056 - Adobe Shockwave Player Has Multiple Flaws That Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 28024 - [APSB11-01] Adobe Shockwave Player Shockwave Settings Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 44617 - Adobe Shockwave Player 'Shockwave Settings' Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Secunia: 42112 - Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 68982 - Adobe Shockwave Player Shockwave Settings Use-After-Free Memory Corruption
Vupen: ADV-2011-0335

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Created: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM
Updated: 09/28/2021 02:09 PM
Changes: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM (67), 03/08/2017 10:01 PM (19), 09/28/2021 02:09 PM (3)
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