Adobe Flash Player up to 11.2.202.644/23.0.0.207 use after free

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A vulnerability was found in Adobe Flash Player up to 11.2.202.644/23.0.0.207 (Multimedia Player Software). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown code block. 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:

Adobe Flash Player versions 23.0.0.207 and earlier, 11.2.202.644 and earlier have an exploitable use after free vulnerability in the PSDK s MediaPlayer class. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.

The bug was discovered 12/13/2016. The weakness was presented 12/13/2016 by Nicolas Joly (bo13oy) with Microsoft Vulnerability Research as APSB16-39 as confirmed security bulletin (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at helpx.adobe.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2016-7878 since 09/09/2016. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/08/2022). 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 95821 (SUSE SLED12 Security Update : flash-player (SUSE-SU-2016:3148-1)), 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 l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 370260 (Adobe Flash Player Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (APSB16-39)).

Upgrading to version 24.0.0.186 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (95821). See 94461, 94462, 94464 and 94465 for similar entries.

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Class: Use after free
CWE: CWE-416 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 95821
Nessus Name: SUSE SLED12 Security Update : flash-player (SUSE-SU-2016:3148-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 870032
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Flash Player Security Updates( apsb16-39 )-MAC OS X
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Upgrade: Flash Player 24.0.0.186

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Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: APSB16-39
Researcher: Nicolas Joly (bo13oy)
Organization: Microsoft Vulnerability Research
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-7878 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1037442
SecurityFocus: 94873 - Adobe Flash Player APSB16-39 Multiple Unspecified Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

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Created: 12/14/2016 02:48 PM
Updated: 10/08/2022 02:24 PM
Changes: 12/14/2016 02:48 PM (79), 07/07/2019 09:53 AM (8), 10/08/2022 02:24 PM (3)
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