Adobe Flash Player Type memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Flash Player (Multimedia Player Software) (version unknown). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown function of the component Type Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to 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. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Adobe Flash Player before 18.0.0.255 and 19.x before 19.0.0.226 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.540 on Linux allows attackers to execute arbitrary code by leveraging an unspecified "type confusion," a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-7647.

The weakness was presented 10/18/2015 (Website). The advisory is shared at helpx.adobe.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2015-7648 since 10/01/2015. The exploitation is known to be difficult. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

The exploit is available at exploit-db.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept. We expect the 0-day to have been worth approximately $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 86423 (Adobe Flash Player <= 19.0.0.207 Vulnerability (APSB15-27)), 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 100261 (Microsoft Windows Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer (KB3105216)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (86423) and Exploit-DB (38970). See 78487 and 78532 for similar entries.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.6

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

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Nessus ID: 86423
Nessus Name: Adobe Flash Player <= 19.0.0.207 Vulnerability (APSB15-27)
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OpenVAS ID: 12024
OpenVAS Name: Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0404
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Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: RHSA-2015:1913
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2015-7648 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1033850
Vulnerability Center: 53529 - [APSB15-27] Adobe Flash Player and Flash Player ESR Remote Code Execution - CVE-2015-7648, Critical
SecurityFocus: 77116

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 10/20/2015 10:10 AM
Updated: 06/22/2022 09:36 AM
Changes: 10/20/2015 10:10 AM (58), 02/13/2018 07:47 AM (13), 06/22/2022 09:34 AM (4), 06/22/2022 09:36 AM (1)
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