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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
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024664
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-2581, CVE-2010-2582, CVE-2010-3655, CVE-2010-4084, CVE-2010-4085, CVE-2010-4086, CVE-2010-4087, CVE-2010-4088, CVE-2010-4089, CVE-2010-4090   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 29 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): and prior versions
Description:   Several 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 create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a stack overflow or memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The 'dirapi.dll' and 'IML32.dll' modules are affected.

Junaid Bohio (Vulnerability Research Team, TELUS Security Labs), Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, Carsten Eiram of Secunia Research, Rodrigo Rubira Branco of Check Point IPS Research Team, binaryproof via TippingPoint, and an anonymous reporter via TippingPoint reported these vulnerabilities.

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 (

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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