Adobe Flash Player numeric error

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Adobe Flash Player up to (Multimedia Player Software). Affected is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a numeric error vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-189. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 03/10/2016 by Security Team (instruder) with Microsoft Vulnerability Research as APSB16-08 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2016-1010 since 12/22/2015. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Technical details are unknown but a private exploit is available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 07/10/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.

It is declared as highly functional. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 89868 (Adobe AIR <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-08)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 168561 (SUSE Enterprise Linux Security update for flash-player (SUSE-SU-2016:0715-1)).

Upgrading to version,, or 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 23960.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Vulnerability Center (SBV-57232) and Tenable (89868). Further details are available at The entries 81322, 81323, 81325 and 81326 are related to this item.






  • free


  • end of life

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.4

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VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
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Class: Numeric error
CWE: CWE-189
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Access: Private
Status: Highly functional

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Nessus ID: 89868
Nessus Name: Adobe AIR <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-08)
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OpenVAS ID: 800959
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Air Security Updates-APSB16-08 (Windows)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Advisory: APSB16-08
Researcher: Security Team (instruder)
Organization: Microsoft Vulnerability Research
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-1010 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1035251
Vulnerability Center: 57232 - [APSB16-08] Adobe Flash Player, AIR, AIR SDK and AIR SDK and Compiler Remote Code Execution - CVE-2016-1010, Critical
SecurityFocus: 84308 - Adobe Flash Player and AIR APSB16-08 Multiple Unspecified Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities

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Created: 03/11/2016 01:50 PM
Updated: 07/10/2022 09:11 AM
Changes: 03/11/2016 01:50 PM (92), 01/31/2019 01:32 PM (7), 07/10/2022 09:11 AM (5)
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