Adobe Flash Player up to 18.0.0.x cross-site request forgery

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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Flash Player up to 18.0.0.x (Multimedia Player Software). It has been classified as critical. This affects some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross-site request forgery vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-352. The web application does not, or can not, sufficiently verify whether a well-formed, valid, consistent request was intentionally provided by the user who submitted the request. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Adobe Flash Player before and 14.x through 18.x before on Windows and OS X and before on Linux, Adobe AIR before on Windows and before on OS X and Android, Adobe AIR SDK before on Windows and before on OS X, and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before on Windows and before on OS X allow remote attackers to bypass a CVE-2014-5333 protection mechanism via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was published 06/10/2015 as APSB15-11 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-3096 since 04/09/2015. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 84315 (GLSA-201506-01 : 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 100238 (Microsoft Windows Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer (KB3065820)).

Upgrading to version 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 19963.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (103713) and Tenable (84315).








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Class: Cross-site request forgery
CWE: CWE-352 / CWE-862 / CWE-863

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Nessus ID: 84315
Nessus Name: GLSA-201506-01 : Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 803410
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Air Multiple Vulnerabilities - 01 June15 (Windows)
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Advisory: APSB15-11
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-3096 (🔍)
X-Force: 103713 - Adobe Flash Player security bypass
SecurityTracker: 1032519 - Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Bypass ASLR, Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, and Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 50492 - [APSB15-11] Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Air Remote CSRF and Information Disclosure via a Crafted SWF File - CVE-2015-3096, Medium
SecurityFocus: 75080 - Adobe Flash Player and AIR Same Origin Multiple Security Bypass Vulnerabilities


Created: 06/10/2015 10:18 AM
Updated: 05/20/2022 03:28 PM
Changes: 06/10/2015 10:18 AM (82), 01/27/2018 12:38 PM (5), 05/20/2022 03:28 PM (3)
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