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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0522

Original release date: 02/26/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Adobe Flash Player 9.x before 9.0.159.0 and 10.x before 10.0.22.87 on Windows allows remote attackers to trick a user into visiting an arbitrary URL via an unspecified manipulation of the "mouse pointer display," related to a "Clickjacking attack."

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

Solution

Per: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-01.html "This update resolves a Windows-only issue with mouse pointer display that could potentially contribute to a Clickjacking attack. (CVE-2009-0522)"

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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6674
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021752
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34012
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=5929
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-01.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: flash-unspecified-click-hijacking(48903)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0513
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6674
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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