JVN#72595280 Flash Player allows to send arbitrary Referer headers

2007-07-11T00:00:00
ID JVN:72595280
Type jvn
Reporter Japan Vulnerability Notes
Modified 2008-05-21T00:00:00

Description

## Description

Adobe Flash Player is a multimedia and application browser plugin for viewing Adobe Flash contents.
Flash Player contains a vulnerability allowing to send arbitrary Referer headers.

## Impact

As a flash file (swf) can send an arbitrary Referer header and Flash Player cannot properly validate Referer header sent by swf, a remote attacker could bypass a security measure on a web application applied based on the Referer header.

## Solution

Update the Software
Update to the latest version provided by the vendor.

For more information, refer to the vendor's website.

## Products Affected

  • Flash Player 8.0.34.0 and earlier For more information, refer to the vendor's website.