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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated, Macromedia
Macromedia Flash Player SWF File Processing Flaw Permits Remote Code Execution
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015770
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015770
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-0024   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 15 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.0.22.0 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Macromedia Flash Player. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted SWF file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

Breeze Meeting Add-In versions 5.1 and prior are also affected.

Shockwave Player versions 10.1.0.11 and prior are also affected.

Flash Debug Player versions 7.0.14.0 and prior are also affected.

Adobe credits Microsoft with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (8.0.24.0), available at:

http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer/

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.macromedia.com/devnet/security/security_zone/apsb06-03.html

Microsoft has also issued an advisory, available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/916208.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.macromedia.com/devnet/security/security_zone/apsb06-03.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:   Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 15 2006 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Macromedia Flash Player SWF File Processing Flaw Permits Remote Code Execution   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.
May 9 2006 (Microsoft Issues Patch) Macromedia Flash Player SWF File Processing Flaw Permits Remote Code Execution
Microsoft has issued a fix, as the affected Flash Player software is installed by default on some Microsoft systems.
May 11 2006 (Apple Issues Fix) Macromedia Flash Player SWF File Processing Flaw Permits Remote Code Execution
Apple has issued a fix for Mac OS X.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 14 Mar 2006 20:39:23 -0500
Subject:  APSB06-03 Flash Player Update to Address Security Vulnerabilities


http://www.macromedia.com/devnet/security/security_zone/apsb06-03.html

CVE-2006-0024
 
 


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