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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Shockwave Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Shockwave Player Has Multiple Flaws That Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code or Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024361
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-2863, CVE-2010-2864, CVE-2010-2865, CVE-2010-2866, CVE-2010-2867, CVE-2010-2868, CVE-2010-2869, CVE-2010-2870, CVE-2010-2871, CVE-2010-2872, CVE-2010-2873, CVE-2010-2874, CVE-2010-2875, CVE-2010-2876   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 25 2010
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): and prior
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Shockwave. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

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

A remote user can also cause the target player to crash.

Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, TippingPoint FuzzBox (as driven by Aaron Portnoy and Logan Brown), Rodrigo Rubira Branco of Check Point, an anonymous researcher via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative, Aaron Portnoy, Logan Brown, Team lollersk8erz, and Team Montreal Hotties reported these vulnerabilities.

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 or cause the target player to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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