Adobe Flash Player code execution

Notification Type: IBM Security Solutions Protection Alert
Notification Date: February 12, 2013
Notification Version: 1.0
   
Name: Adobe Flash Player code execution
Public disclosure/
In the wild date:
February 07, 2013
Aliases: APSB13-04
CVE: CVE-2013-0634
Description:

A vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player's parsing of Actionscript content.

 

ISS Coverage

Product Content Version
Proventia Network IDS
Proventia Network IPS
Proventia Network MFS
Proventia Server (Linux)
RealSecure Network
RealSecure Server Sensor
33.020
Proventia Desktop
Proventia Server IPS (Windows)
2850
Propagation Techniques ISS Protection Available

remote exploit

Swf_Malicious_ActionScript*
CompoundFile_Embedded_SWF
12 Apr 2011
15 Apr 2011

* This signature is blocked in the default policy.

Detailed Description

Business Impact:

Exploitation of this vulnerability can result in remote code execution with the privileges of the current user.  Typical exploitation vectors would be to lure a victim to visit a web site or open a document with malicious Actionscript content.

*CVSS Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: Complete
Availability Impact: Complete
Adjusted Temporal Score: 6.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
Remediation Level: Official-Fix
Report Confidence: Confirmed
Affected Products:

For a full list of affected versions, see references below.

Technical Description:

A previously unknown remote code execution vulnerability in the current and earlier versions of Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.146 (Wiindows and Macintosh), 11.2.202.261 (Linux), 11.1.115.36 (Android 4.x), and 11.1.111.31 (Android 3.x and 2.x) is actively being exploited in the wild. Adobe Flash Player's handling of ActionScript regular expression resulted in heap overflow which can be leveraged to run attacker supplied code.

Remediation:

Refer to APSB13-04 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References

XFDB: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81866
Adobe: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-04.html

Revision History

1.0 Initial publication.

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