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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Shockwave Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Shockwave Player Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1028758
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-3348   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 9 2013
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Shockwave Player. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted Shockwave content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create Shockwave content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   UNIX (OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 09 Jul 2013 22:09:31 +0000
Subject:  Adobe Shockwave Player


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