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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:  1039589
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039589
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-11292   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 17 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 27.0.0.159 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.

Anton Ivanov of Kaspersky Labs 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 for CVE-2017-11292.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/ADV170018

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/ADV170018 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

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