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Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player Could Allow For Remote Code Execution
Posted: February 13, 2013, 2:33 pm
Last Updated: May 22, 2013, 1:11 pm

South Carolina Information Sharing and Analysis Center

 

SC INFORMATION SHARING AND ANALYSIS CENTER BULLETIN

 

DATE ISSUED:        2/12/2013

                                               

SUBJECT:                 Multiple Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player Could Allow For Remote Code Execution

 

OVERVIEW:

 

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player and AIR that could allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe Flash Player is a widely distributed multimedia and application player used to enhance the user experience when visiting web pages or reading email messages.

 

Successful exploitation could result in an attacker gaining the same privileges as the logged on user. Depending on the privileges associated with the user, an attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Failed exploit attempts will likely cause denial-of-service conditions.

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

Adobe Flash Player is prone to seventeen vulnerabilities that could allow for remote code execution or information disclosure. The vulnerabilities are as follows:

 

  • Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-1372, CVE-2013-0645, CVE-2013-1373, CVE-2013-1369, CVE-2013-1370, CVE-2013-1366, CVE-2013-1365, CVE-2013-1368, CVE-2013-0642, CVE-2013-1367)
  • Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-0649, CVE-2013-1374, CVE-2013-0644)
  • An integer overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-0639)
  • Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-0638, CVE-2013-0647)
  • A vulnerability that could result in information disclosure (CVE-2013-0637)

Successful exploitation could result in an attacker gaining the same privileges as the logged on user. Depending on the privileges associated with the user, an attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Failed exploit attempts will likely cause denial-of-service conditions.

 

 

SYSTEMS AFFECTED:

  • AdobeFlash Player 11.5.502.149 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.262 and earlier versions for Linux
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.37 and earlier versions for Android 4.x
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.32 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x
  • Adobe AIR 3.5.0.1060 and earlier versions
  • Adobe AIR 3.5.0.1060 SDK and earlier versions

 

RISK:

 

Government:

Large and medium government entities: High

Small government entities: High

 

Businesses:

Large and medium business entities: High

Small business entities: High

 

Home users: High

 

RECOMMENDATIONS:

 

We recommend the following actions be taken:

 

  • Install the updates provided by Adobe immediately after appropriate testing.
  • Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.149 and earlier versions for Windows should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.168.
  • Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.149 and earlier versions for Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.167
  • Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.262 and earlier versions for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.270.
  • Flash Player installed with Google Chrome will automatically be updated to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.167 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux.
  • Flash Player installed with Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8 will automatically be updated to the latest Internet Explorer 10 version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.167 for Windows.
  • Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.37 and earlier versions on Android 4.x devices should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.47.
  • Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.32 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and earlier versions should update to Flash Player 11.1.111.43.
  • Users of Adobe AIR 3.5.0.1060 and earlier versions should update to Adobe AIR 3.6.0.597.
  • Users of the Adobe AIR 3.5.0.1060 SDK (including AIR for iOS) and earlier should update to the new Adobe AIR 3.6.0.599 SDK + Compiler.
  • Run all software as a non-privileged user (one without administrative privileges) to diminish the effects of a successful attack.
  • Remind users not to visit untrusted websites or follow links provided by unknown or untrusted sources.
  • Do not open email attachments from unknown or untrusted sources.

 

 

REFERENCES:

 

Adobe:

https://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-05.html

 

CVE:

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-1372

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0645

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-1733

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-1369

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-1366

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0649

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-1374

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-1368

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0642

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0644

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0647

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-1367

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0638

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0637

 

 

Please feel free to contact the SC ISAC if you have any questions or need any additional information.

 

The SC ISAC will provide amplifying information as it becomes available.

 

SC-ISAC Contact Information

 

Email: SC-ISAC@cio.sc.gov

SC ISAC Security Line: 803-896-1650

24-hour hotline: +1 803-896-0001

Fax: +1 803-896-0375

 

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