Advisory Details

June 21st, 2010

Adobe Flash Player LocalConnection Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-10-111
ZDI-CAN-805

CVE ID CVE-2010-2188
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Adobe
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Flash Player
TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 9912. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Adobe Flash Player. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the connect method exposed via the ActionScript native object number 2200. If this function is called several times with differing strings, a memory corruption issue can be triggered. This can be exploited by remote attackers to execute arbitrary code under the context of the user running the web browser.

VENDOR RESPONSE Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-14.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2010-06-02 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2010-06-21 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Damian Put
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