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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1869

Original release date: 07/31/2009
Last revised: 11/02/2013


Integer overflow in the ActionScript Virtual Machine 2 (AVM2) abcFile parser in Adobe Flash Player before and 10.x before, and Adobe AIR before 1.5.2, allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via an AVM2 file with a large intrf_count value that triggers a dereference of an out-of-bounds pointer.


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: BID
Name: 35907
External Source: XF
Name: flash-air-code-execution(52181)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-10.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 266108
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-09-10-1
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15994
External Source: MISC
Name: http://roeehay.blogspot.com/2009/08/advisory-adobe-flash-player-avm2.html
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6998
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022629
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-09-10-2
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090802 Advisory: Adobe Flash Player and AIR AVM2 intf_count Integer Overflow Remote Code Execution (CVE-2009-1869)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://roeehay.blogspot.com/2009/08/exploitation-of-cve-2009-1869.html
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200908-04
External Source: BID
Name: 35890
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-13.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2086
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3865
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3864

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6998
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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