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NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.
Rating: Highly critical
Impact: System access
Where: From remote
"Over 450 million Internet-enabled desktops have installed Adobe Shockwave Player. These people now have access to some of the best the Web has to offer - including dazzling 3D games and entertainment, interactive product demonstrations, and online learning applications."
Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Adobe Shockwave Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an integer overflow error when processing a certain Shockwave 3D block. This can be exploited to corrupt memory via a specially crafted Shockwave file.
Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.
Update to version 184.108.40.2066 or later.
Discovered by Alin Rad Pop, Secunia Research.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned CVE-2009-4003 for the vulnerability.
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