VUPEN Security Research - Adobe Flash Player NetStream Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (APSB12-07 / CVE-2012-0773)
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Adobe Flash Player is a cross-platform browser-based application runtime that delivers uncompromised viewing of expressive applications, content, and videos across screens and browsers. It is installed on 98% of computers.
VUPEN Vulnerability Research Team discovered a critical vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player.
The vulnerability is caused by an invalid object being used when parsing a malformed video via "NetStream.appendBytes", which could allow remote attackers to leak memory and execute arbitrary code despite ASLR and DEP enabled.
CVSS Score: 10 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Adobe Flash Player versions prior to 126.96.36.199
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Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version 188.8.131.52.
This vulnerability was discovered by Nicolas Joly of VUPEN Security
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2012-03-07 - Vulnerability Demonstrated at Pwn20wn 2012-04-18 - Public disclosure