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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-3311

Original release date: 09/12/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Buffer overflow in Adobe Flash Player and earlier, Flash Professional 8, Flash MX 2004, and Flex 1.5 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long, dynamically created string in a SWF movie.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3852
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21865
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.computerterrorism.com/research/ct12-09-2006.htm
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21901
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3573
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0674
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22268
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:394
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060912 Computer Terrorism (UK) :: Incident Response Centre - Adobe/Macromedia Flash Player Vulnerability
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: XF
Name: flashplayer-swf-string-bo(28886)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22054
External Source: SREASON
Name: 1546
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-4507
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb06-11.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200610-02
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22882
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2006-09-29
External Source: MS
Name: MS06-069
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016829
External Source: BID
Name: 19980
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3577
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-318A
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#451380
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-275A
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:053
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22187

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:394
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player:8::pro
* cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player:mx_2004
* cpe:/a:adobe:flex_sdk:1.5
* cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player: and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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