Adobe Flash Player prior 11.2.202.637/18.0.0.382/23.0.0.185 memory corruption

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9.6$5k-$25k0.00

A vulnerability classified as very critical has been found in Adobe Flash Player (Multimedia Player Software). Affected is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as 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. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 10/11/2016 by Francis Provencher (Garage4Hackers) with Zero Day Initiative as APSB16-32 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). The advisory is available at helpx.adobe.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2016-6985 since 08/23/2016. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/23/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product decreasing in the near future.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 94042 (SUSE SLED12 Security Update : flash-playerqemu (SUSE-SU-2016:2512-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 370155 (Adobe Flash Player Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (APSB16-32)).

Upgrading to version 11.2.202.637, 18.0.0.382 or 23.0.0.185 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityTracker (ID 1036985) and Tenable (94042). Similar entries are available at 92603, 92604, 92605 and 92606.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.6

VulDB Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Temp Score: 9.4
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 94042
Nessus Name: SUSE SLED12 Security Update : flash-playerqemu (SUSE-SU-2016:2512-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 863837
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Flash Player Security Updates( apsb16-32 )-MAC OS X
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Flash Player 11.2.202.637/18.0.0.382/23.0.0.185

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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: APSB16-32
Researcher: Francis Provencher (Garage4Hackers)
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-6985 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1036985
SecurityFocus: 93490 - Adobe Flash Player APSB16-32 Multiple Unspecified Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities

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Created: 10/13/2016 09:46 AM
Updated: 09/23/2022 11:00 AM
Changes: (3) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore vulnerability_cvss3_meta_tempscore source_cve_nvd_summary
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