ZDI-10-111: Adobe Flash Player LocalConnection Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Jun 21 2010 05:16PM
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ZDI-10-111: Adobe Flash Player LocalConnection Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-111
June 21, 2010

-- CVE ID:
CVE-2010-2188

-- Affected Vendors:
Adobe

-- Affected Products:
Adobe Flash Player

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-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Adobe Flash Player. User interaction is
required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a
malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the connect method exposed via the
ActionScript native object number 2200. If this function is called
several times with differing strings, a memory corruption issue can be
triggered. This can be exploited by remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code under the context of the user running the web browser.

-- Vendor Response:
Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-14.html

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2010-06-02 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-06-21 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
* Damian Put

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