Adobe Flash Player up to memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Flash Player up to (Multimedia Player Software). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The product 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. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 02/02/2015 by Dave Weston and Peter Pi with Trend Micro as APSA15-02 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at The vendor cooperated in the coordination of the public release. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-0313 since 12/01/2014. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 04/25/2024). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.Due to its background and reception, this vulnerability has a historic impact.

A public exploit has been developed by Metasploit in Ruby and been published 3 months after the advisory. The exploit is shared for download at It is declared as highly functional. We expect the 0-day to have been worth approximately $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 81209 (MS KB3021953: Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer), 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 123259 (Adobe Flash Player Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (APSB15-04)). The CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog lists this issue since 04/13/2022 with a due date of 05/04/2022:

The impacted product is end-of-life and should be disconnected if still in use.

The vendor plans to issue a fix during the week of February 2, 2015. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 19409.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (100641), Tenable (81209) and Exploit-DB (36579).








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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119

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Status: Highly functional
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Nessus ID: 81209
Nessus Name: MS KB3021953: Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer
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OpenVAS ID: 803404
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities-01 Feb15 (Linux)
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MetaSploit ID: adobe_flash_worker_byte_array_uaf.rb
MetaSploit Name: Adobe Flash Player ByteArray With Workers Use After Free
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Advisory: APSA15-02
Researcher: Dave Weston, Peter Pi
Organization: Trend Micro
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CVE: CVE-2015-0313 (🔍)

X-Force: 100641 - Adobe Flash Player code execution, High Risk
SecurityTracker: 1031686 - Adobe Flash Player Use-After-Free Memory Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 48417 - [APSA15-02, APSB15-04] Adobe Flash Player Remote Code Execution Vulnerability - CVE-2015-0313, Critical
SecurityFocus: 72429 - Adobe Flash Player CVE-2015-0313 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Secunia: 62528 - Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities, Extremely Critical
OSVDB: 117853

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Created: 02/03/2015 11:26 AM
Updated: 04/25/2024 03:54 PM
Changes: 02/03/2015 11:26 AM (90), 06/19/2017 08:20 AM (18), 03/08/2022 10:08 AM (3), 03/08/2022 10:13 AM (1), 04/25/2024 03:54 PM (28)
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