70919 : Adobe Flash Player Path Subversion Arbitrary DLL Injection Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-02-09

Description

Adobe Flash Player is prone to a flaw in the way it loads dynamic-link libraries (DLL). The program uses a fixed path to look for specific files or libraries. This path includes directories that may not be trusted or under user control. By placing a custom version of the file or library in the path, the program will load it before the legitimate version. This allows an attacker to inject custom code that will be run with the privilege of the program or user executing the program. This can be done by tricking a user into opening a file from the local file system or a USB drive in some cases. This attack can be leveraged remotely in some cases by placing the malicious file or library on a network share or extracted archive downloaded from a remote source.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 10.2.152.26 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Adobe Systems Incorporated
Flash Player
10.1.102.64

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 6.9
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-02-10 | Disagree?

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