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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4324

Original release date: 08/13/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

ActionScript 3 (AS3) in Adobe Flash Player 9.0.47.0, and other versions and other 9.0.124.0 and earlier versions, allows remote attackers to bypass the Security Sandbox Model, obtain sensitive information, and port scan arbitrary hosts via a Flash (SWF) movie that specifies a connection to make, then uses timing discrepancies from the SecurityErrorEvent error to determine whether a port is open or not. NOTE: 9.0.115.0 introduces support for a workaround, but does not fix the vulnerability.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1126
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:025
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 238305
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flashplayer/articles/fplayer10_security_changes.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28570
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0980
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200801-07
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0945
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070809 Design flaw in AS3 socket handling allows port probing
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 248586
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28213
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1724
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11874
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30507
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32448
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-4258
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32702
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2838
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019116
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32270
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28161
Type: Advisory
External Source: SREASON
Name: 2995
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-18.html
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-355A
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28157
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:069
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-20.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&DocumentOID=834256&poid=
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/viewContent.do?externalId=kb402956&sliceId=2
External Source: MISC
Name: http://scan.flashsec.org/
External Source: BID
Name: 25260
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-440.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-020.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32759
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33390

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11874
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
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* cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player:9.0.114.0 and previous versions

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Technical Details

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)