Advisory Details

October 14th, 2014

Adobe Flash Player casi32 Integer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-14-365
ZDI-CAN-2518

CVE ID CVE-2014-0569
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Adobe
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Flash Player
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 implementation of casi32. The issue lies in the failure to properly sanitize a user-supplied length value with a specific array implementation. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code within the context of the current process.

VENDOR RESPONSE Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-22.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-09-10 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-10-14 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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