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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0071

Original release date: 04/09/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Integer overflow in Adobe Flash Player and earlier, and and earlier, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted SWF file with a negative Scene Count value, which passes a signed comparison, is used as an offset of a NULL pointer, and triggers a buffer overflow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1697
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 238305
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2008/05/potential_flash_player_issue.html
External Source: ISS
Name: 20080408 Adobe Flash Player Invalid Pointer Vulnerability
External Source: BID
Name: 29386
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-150A
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:022
External Source: MISC
Name: http://documents.iss.net/whitepapers/IBM_X-Force_WP_final.pdf
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.matasano.com/log/1032/this-new-vulnerability-dowds-inhuman-flash-exploit/
External Source: MISC
Name: http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=4465
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-05-28
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-100A
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-032/
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#159523
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1662
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200804-21
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10379
External Source: XF
Name: multimedia-file-integer-overflow(37277)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0221
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 44282
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1724
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-11.html
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#395473
External Source: BID
Name: 28695
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019811
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-149A

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10379
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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