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[Full-disclosure] Secunia Research: Adobe Shockwave Player Four Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities

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Date: Wed Jan 20 2010 - 08:40:31 GMT
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Secunia Research 20/01/2010
  • Adobe Shockwave Player Four Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities -

Table of Contents Affected Software....................................................1 Severity.............................................................2 Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3 Description of Vulnerability.........................................4 Solution.............................................................5 Time Table...........................................................6 Credits..............................................................7 References...........................................................8 About Secunia........................................................9 Verification........................................................10
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1) Affected Software
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11.5.2.602

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.



2) Severity

Rating: Highly critical
Impact: System access
Where: From remote



3) Vendor's Description of Software

"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."

Product Link:
http://www.adobe.com/products/shockwaveplayer/



4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered four vulnerabilities in Adobe Shockwave Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerabilities are caused by four integer overflow errors when processing a certain block type. These can be exploited to cause heap-based buffer overflows via specially crafted Shockwave files.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.



5) Solution

Update to version 11.5.6.606 or later.



6) Time Table 29/12/2009 - Vendor notified. 30/12/2009 - Vendor response. 16/01/2010 - Vendor provides status update. 20/01/2010 - Public disclosure.
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7) Credits

Discovered by Alin Rad Pop, Secunia Research.



8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned CVE-2009-4003 for the vulnerabilities.



9) About Secunia

Secunia offers vulnerability management solutions to corporate customers with verified and reliable vulnerability intelligence relevant to their specific system configuration:

http://secunia.com/advisories/business_solutions/

Secunia also provides a publicly accessible and comprehensive advisory database as a service to the security community and private individuals, who are interested in or concerned about IT-security.

http://secunia.com/advisories/

Secunia believes that it is important to support the community and to do active vulnerability research in order to aid improving the security and reliability of software in general:

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/

Secunia regularly hires new skilled team members. Check the URL below to see currently vacant positions:

http://secunia.com/corporate/jobs/

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http://secunia.com/advisories/mailing_lists/


  1. Verification

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2009-63/

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/




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