CVE-2015-5122

critical

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the DisplayObject class in the ActionScript 3 (AS3) implementation in Adobe Flash Player 13.x through 13.0.0.302 on Windows and OS X, 14.x through 18.0.0.203 on Windows and OS X, 11.x through 11.2.202.481 on Linux, and 12.x through 18.0.0.204 on Linux Chrome installations allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via crafted Flash content that leverages improper handling of the opaqueBackground property, as exploited in the wild in July 2015.

References

https://www.tenable.com/blog/analyzing-the-vulnerabilities-associated-with-the-top-malware-strains-of-2021

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201508-01

https://h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04952467

http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA15-195A

http://www.rapid7.com/db/modules/exploit/multi/browser/adobe_flash_opaque_background_uaf

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/338736

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1235.html

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=144050155601375&w=2

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00032.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00029.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00028.html

Details

Source: Mitre, NVD

Published: 2015-07-14

Updated: 2024-07-02

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Severity: Critical

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Severity: Critical