Vulnerability Details

Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Vulnerabilities Jan-2013 (Windows)

Published: 2013-01-02 07:35:18
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code by tricking a user into visiting a specially crafted document.

Affected Versions:
Adobe Shockwave Player Versions 11.6.8.638 and prior on Windows

Technical Details:
- An error in Xtras allows attackers to trigger installation of arbitrary signed Xtras via a Shockwave movie that contains an Xtra URL. - An error exists when handling a specially crafted HTML document that calls Shockwave content via a compatibility parameter forcing application to downgrade to the insecure version.

Recommendations:
No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Summary:
This host is installed with Adobe Shockwave Player and is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor will not fix

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-6270
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-6271

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56975
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56972

References:

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/546769
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/519137
http://securitytracker.com/id?1027903
http://securitytracker.com/id?1027905
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/80712
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/80713

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2013-01-02
Modified
2018-10-01
Category
General

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