CVE-2016-0973

HIGH

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the URLRequest object implementation in Adobe Flash Player before 18.0.0.329 and 19.x and 20.x before 20.0.0.306 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.569 on Linux, Adobe AIR before 20.0.0.260, Adobe AIR SDK before 20.0.0.260, and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before 20.0.0.260 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a URLLoader.load call, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-0974, CVE-2016-0975, CVE-2016-0982, CVE-2016-0983, and CVE-2016-0984.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00025.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00027.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00029.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00030.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0166.html

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034970

http://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-16-161/

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-04.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-07

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-02-10

Updated: 2016-12-06

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH