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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Flash Player Domain Policy Bug May Let Remote Users Bypass Domain Policy
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021150
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-4822   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 6 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of user information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Flash Player. A remote user can bypass security policy controls.

A remote user can create a specially crafted Flash file that, when loaded by the target user, will bypass non-root domain policy.

Alex 'kuza55' K. reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass non-root domain policy controls.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (, available at:

The vendor recommends updating to version 10, if possible.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Nov 12 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Domain Policy Bug May Let Remote Users Bypass Domain Policy
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 Extras.

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