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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash Player Bugs Let Remote Users Bypass Security Protections
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029602
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1029602
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0491, CVE-2014-0492   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 14 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 11.9.900.170 and prior Windows and Mac, 11.2.202.332 and prior for Linux
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Adobe Flash Player. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted Flash content that, when loaded by the target user, will bypass security protections [CVE-2014-0491]. Masato Kinugawa reported this vulnerability.

A remote user can create specially crafted Flash content that, when loaded by the target user, will bypass address layout randomization [CVE-2014-0492]. An anonymous user reported this vulnerability via Zero Day Initiative.

These can be exploited to execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Impact:   A remote user can create 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 (11.2.202.335 for Linux, 11.7.700.260 for Windows and Mac, 12.0.0.38 for Windows and Mac, 12.0.0.41 for Chrome).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-02.html

Vendor URL:  helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-02.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jan 14 2014 (Microsoft Issues Fix for Internet Explorer) Adobe Flash Player Bugs Let Remote Users Bypass Security Protections
Microsoft has issued a fix for Internet Explorer 10 and 11.
Jan 15 2014 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Bugs Let Remote Users Bypass Security Protections   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 14 Jan 2014 20:29:16 +0000
Subject:  Adobe Flash Player


http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-02.html

CVE-2014-0491, CVE-2014-0492
 
 


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