Adobe Flash memory corruption vulnerability
Original Release date: 15 Jun 2016 | Last revised: 16 Jun 2016
Adobe Flash contains an unspecified vulnerability that is currently being exploited in the wild.
Adobe Flash Player 22.214.171.124 and earlier contain an unspecified vulnerability that an allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code.
This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild. Please see Adobe Security Advisory APSA16-03 for more details.
By convincing a user to view a specially crafted HTML document (e.g., a web page or an HTML email message or attachment), PDF file, Microsoft Office document, or any other document that supports embedded SWF content, an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.
The vulnerability reportedly affects Flash Player 126.96.36.199 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Chrome OS.
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This issue is addressed in Flash Player versions 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.2060, and 220.127.116.116. Please see Adobe Security Bulletin APSB16-18 for more details.
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16 Jun 2016
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This vulnerability was reported by Adobe, who in turn credits Anton Ivanov and Costin Raiu of Kaspersky Lab.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
CVE IDs: CVE-2016-4171
Date Public: 14 Jun 2016
Date First Published: 15 Jun 2016
Date Last Updated: 16 Jun 2016
Document Revision: 7
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