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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Gnash Vendors:   GNU [multiple authors]
Gnash DEFINESPRITE Tag Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018041
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018041
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2500   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 10 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 0.7.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Gnash. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a Flash file (SWF) with a specially crafted DEFINESPRITE tag that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory access error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The original bug report is available at:

http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?19774

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   A proposed patch is attached to the original bug report, available at:

http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?19774

Vendor URL:  www.gnu.org/software/gnash (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Thu, 10 May 2007 10:31:41 -0400
Subject:  Gnash - The GNU Flash player - Bugs: bug #19774, URGENT: Out of bounds memory...


http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?19774

CVE-2007-2500
 
 


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