Adobe Flash Player resource management

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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Flash Player (Multimedia Player Software). It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown function. 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.

The weakness was shared 03/12/2015 as APSB15-05 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2015-0339 since 12/01/2014. 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.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 84155 (Adobe AIR <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB15-05)), 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 123399 (Adobe Flash Player Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (APSB15-05)).

Upgrading 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 19594.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (101539) and Tenable (84155).








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Class: Resource management
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404

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Status: Unproven

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Nessus ID: 84155
Nessus Name: Adobe AIR <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB15-05)
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OpenVAS ID: 803323
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities - 01 Mar15 (Windows)
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Advisory: APSB15-05
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-0339 (🔍)
X-Force: 101539 - Adobe Flash Player code execution
SecurityTracker: 1031922 - Adobe Flash Player Multiple Memory Corruption Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Bypass Security Restrictions
Vulnerability Center: 49055 - [APSB15-05] Adobe Flash Player, Flash Player ESR and Multiple AIR Products Remote Code Execution due to Memory Corruption - CVE-2015-0339, Critical
SecurityFocus: 73080


Created: 03/16/2015 11:40 AM
Updated: 04/15/2022 02:14 PM
Changes: 03/16/2015 11:40 AM (72), 06/22/2017 10:51 AM (7), 04/15/2022 02:10 PM (3), 04/15/2022 02:14 PM (2)
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