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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
(Microsoft Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Type Confusion Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035527
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035527
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1019   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 13 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 21.0.0.197 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was 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 content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a type confusion error and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

This vulnerability is being actively exploited against all versions of Windows systems running Flash Player version 20.0.0.306 and prior versions.

Kafeine of EmergingThreats/Proofpoint, Genwei Jiang of FireEye, and Clement Lecigne of Google reported this vulnerability.

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:   Microsoft has issued a fix.

A patch matrix is available in the vendor advisory.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-050

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-050 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2012), Windows (8), Windows (10)
Underlying OS Comments:  8.1, 2012 R2, 10; and prior service packs

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