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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:  1025056
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-2587, CVE-2010-2588, CVE-2010-2589, CVE-2010-4092, CVE-2010-4093, CVE-2010-4187, CVE-2010-4188, CVE-2010-4189, CVE-2010-4190, CVE-2010-4191, CVE-2010-4192, CVE-2010-4193, CVE-2010-4194, CVE-2010-4195, CVE-2010-4196, CVE-2010-4306, CVE-2010-4307, CVE-2011-0555, CVE-2011-0556, CVE-2011-0557, CVE-2011-0569   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 9 2011
Impact:   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 create specially crafted Shockwave content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow, input validation flaw, use-after-free, or memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Carsten Eiram of Secunia Research, Krystian Kloskowski (h07), working with Secunia Research, Will Dormann of CERT/CC, Andrzej Dyjak of iDefense Labs, Aaron Portnoy and Logan Brown of TippingPoint DVLabs (CVE-2010-4188), Aniway and Luigi Auriemma (via TippingPoint), an anonymous reporter (via TippingPoint), and IBM X-Force 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, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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