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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4823

Original release date: 11/10/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player 9.0.124.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors related to loose interpretation of an ActionScript attribute.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200903-23
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-020.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&DocumentOID=834256&poid=
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3338
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0980
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-20.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-440.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33390
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34226
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021151
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33179
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-3444
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 248586
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32702
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-12-15
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-350A
External Source: BID
Name: 32129
Type: Patch Information

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)