Adobe Flash Player up to 11.5.502.146 memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Adobe Flash Player up to 11.5.502.146 (Multimedia Player Software). Affected by this issue is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to 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. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 02/08/2013 by Sergey Golovanov and Alexander Polyakov with Kaspersky Lab as apsb13-04 as confirmed bulletin (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2013-0633 since 12/18/2012. The exploitation is known to be difficult. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a private exploit is available.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 74887 (openSUSE Security Update : flash-player (openSUSE-SU-2013:0279-2)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 166685 (SUSE Enterprise Linux Security update for flash-player (SUSE-SU-2013:0288-1)).

Upgrading to version 11.5.502.149 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 12763.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (74887). is providing further details. Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 7617.






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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Access: Private
Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 74887
Nessus Name: openSUSE Security Update : flash-player (openSUSE-SU-2013:0279-2)
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OpenVAS ID: 803406
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities -01 Feb13 (Linux)
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Suricata ID: 2016391
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Advisory: apsb13-04
Researcher: Sergey Golovanov/Alexander Polyakov
Organization: Kaspersky Lab
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-0633 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1028090 - Adobe Flash Player Buffer Overflow and Memory Corruption Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 38349 - [APSB13-04] Adobe Flash Player Remote Arbitrary Code Execution via Crafted SWF Content - CVE-2013-0633, Critical
SecurityFocus: 57787
Secunia: 52078 - Red Hat update for flash-plugin, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 89936

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Created: 02/11/2013 01:16 PM
Updated: 05/04/2021 03:04 PM
Changes: 02/11/2013 01:16 PM (91), 04/24/2017 01:37 PM (6), 05/04/2021 03:03 PM (3), 05/04/2021 03:04 PM (1)
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Committer: olku


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