Title: Macromedia Flash OCX Long Movie Parameter Overflow
May 02, 2002
A remote overflow exists in Macromedia Flash Player ActiveX control, version 6,0,23,0. The player fails to validate Movie parameter resulting in a possible buffer overflow when browsing the Internet using Internet Explorer with this ActiveX control. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause execution of arbitrary code resulting in a loss of confidentiality, integrity, and/or availability for the user browsing the Internet.
Remote / Network Access
Loss of Integrity
Upgrade to version 7 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.