Adobe Flash Player 15.0.0.167 code injection

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A vulnerability has been found in Adobe Flash Player 15.0.0.167 (Multimedia Player Software) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-94. The software 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. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 10/14/2014 by Ian Beer with Google Project Zero as APSB14-22 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at helpx.adobe.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2014-0558 since 12/20/2013. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 79404 (GLSA-201411-06 : Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Gentoo Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 100213 (Microsoft Windows Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer (KB3001237)).

Upgrading to version 15.0.0.189 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 16885.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (97015), SecurityTracker (ID 1031019), Vulnerability Center (SBV-46455) and Tenable (79404). The entries 67832, 67831 and 68286 are pretty similar.

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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.7

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-94 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059

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Status: Unproven

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Nessus ID: 79404
Nessus Name: GLSA-201411-06 : Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 803496
OpenVAS Name: Adobe AIR Multiple Vulnerabilities(APSB14-22)-(Windows)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Flash Player 15.0.0.189
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Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: APSB14-22
Researcher: Ian Beer
Organization: Google Project Zero
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2014-0558 (🔍)
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X-Force: 97015 - Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Air code execution, High Risk
SecurityTracker: 1031019 - Adobe Flash Player Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 46455 - [APSB14-22] Multiple Adobe Flash and Adobe Air Products Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability - CVE-2014-0558, Critical
SecurityFocus: 70437 - Adobe Flash Player and AIR CVE-2014-0558 Unspecified Memory Corruption Vulnerability
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Created: 10/15/2014 10:39 AM
Updated: 02/21/2022 07:24 PM
Changes: (1) source_nessus_risk
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