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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0378

Original release date: 01/21/2010
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Use-after-free vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player 6.0.79, as distributed in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by unloading a Flash object that is currently being accessed by a script, leading to memory corruption, aka a "Movie Unloading Vulnerability."


Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/416.html CWE-416 Use-After Free Vulnerability


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: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service


Per: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/979267.mspx " Suggested Actions Perform one or both of the following steps: • Uninstall the Adobe Flash Player version 6. • Install the most current version of Flash Player available from Adobe."

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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#204889
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/979267.mspx
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023435
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7580

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7580
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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