Adobe Flash Player prior 18.0.0.232 use after free

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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Flash Player (Multimedia Player Software). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a use after free vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-416. Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Use-after-free vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player before 18.0.0.232 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.508 on Linux, Adobe AIR before 18.0.0.199, Adobe AIR SDK before 18.0.0.199, and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before 18.0.0.199 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-5127, CVE-2015-5130, CVE-2015-5134, CVE-2015-5539, CVE-2015-5540, CVE-2015-5550, CVE-2015-5551, CVE-2015-5556, CVE-2015-5557, CVE-2015-5559, CVE-2015-5561, CVE-2015-5563, CVE-2015-5564, and CVE-2015-5565.

The weakness was disclosed 08/24/2015 (Website). The advisory is shared at helpx.adobe.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2015-5566 since 07/17/2015. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 85325 (Adobe AIR <= 18.0.0.180 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB15-19)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows.

Upgrading to version 18.0.0.232 eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 20529.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (85325).

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Class: Use after free
CWE: CWE-416 / CWE-119
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Nessus ID: 85325
Nessus Name: Adobe AIR <= 18.0.0.180 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB15-19)
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OpenVAS ID: 52298
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities -01 Aug15 (Mac OS X)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Flash Player 18.0.0.232
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: RHSA-2015:1603
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CVE: CVE-2015-5566 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1033235
Vulnerability Center: 52288 - [APSB15-19] Adobe Flash Player, AIR, AIR SDK and AIR SDK and Compiler Remote Code Execution - CVE-2015-5566, Critical
SecurityFocus: 75087

Entryinfo

Created: 08/25/2015 10:05 AM
Updated: 06/13/2022 10:01 AM
Changes: 08/25/2015 10:05 AM (57), 11/03/2017 07:52 AM (10), 06/13/2022 09:58 AM (4), 06/13/2022 10:01 AM (2)
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