Adobe Flash Player memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Flash Player (Multimedia Player Software). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is 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. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 02/10/2016 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2016-0964. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

It is possible to download the exploit at 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 88638 (Adobe AIR <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-04)), 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 100275 (Microsoft Windows Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer (MS16-022 and KB3135782)).

Upgrading to version,, or eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (88638) and Exploit-DB (39467). The entries 80900, 80901, 80902 and 80903 are related to this item.







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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.5
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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: 88638
Nessus Name: Adobe AIR <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-04)
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OpenVAS ID: 803456
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Air Multiple Vulnerabilities Feb16 (Windows)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Advisory: RHSA-2016:0166
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2016-0964 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1034970
Vulnerability Center: 56521 - [APSB16-04] Adobe Flash Player < Remote Code Execution Vulnerability - CVE-2016-0964, Critical
SecurityFocus: 83124

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Created: 02/11/2016 09:05 AM
Updated: 07/07/2022 05:22 PM
Changes: 02/11/2016 09:05 AM (43), 01/27/2018 12:39 PM (27), 07/07/2022 05:07 PM (4), 07/07/2022 05:15 PM (11), 07/07/2022 05:22 PM (1)
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