VDB-60214 · CVE-2012-0760 · BID 52000

Adobe Shockwave Player prior 8.0.196 memory corruption

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A vulnerability has been found in Adobe Shockwave Player (Multimedia Player Software) and classified as very critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is 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. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The Shockwave 3D Asset component in Adobe Shockwave Player before allows attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2012-0757, CVE-2012-0761, CVE-2012-0762, CVE-2012-0763, CVE-2012-0764, and CVE-2012-0766.

The weakness was shared 02/14/2012 by Honggang Ren with Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs (Website). The advisory is available at adobe.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2012-0760 since 01/18/2012. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/29/2021).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 57941 (Shockwave Player <= Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities (APSB12-02)), 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 119945 (Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB12-02)).

Upgrading to version 8.0.196 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Vulnerability Center (SBV-34484) and Tenable (57941). The entries 60220, 60218, 60217 and 60216 are related to this item.






  • free


  • end of life

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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

VulDB Base Score: 10.0
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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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 57941
Nessus Name: Shockwave Player <= Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities (APSB12-02)
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OpenVAS ID: 802399
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Vulnerabilities - Feb 2012 (MAC OS X)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Shockwave Player 8.0.196


01/18/2012 🔍
02/14/2012 +27 days 🔍
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Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: adobe.com
Researcher: Honggang Ren
Organization: Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2012-0760 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 34484 - [APSB12-02] Adobe Shockwave Player before Shockwave 3D Asset Remote Memory Corruption (CVE-2012-0760), Critical
SecurityFocus: 52000 - Adobe Shockwave Player CVE-2012-0760 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/29/2021 04:48 PM
Changes: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM (59), 04/09/2017 02:47 PM (12), 11/29/2021 04:48 PM (2)
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