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CVE-2008-4546

Impact: Low
Public: 2008-10-02
Bugzilla: 467082: CVE-2008-4546 flash-plugin: crash caused by SWF files with different SWF versions obtained from the same URL

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Adobe Flash Player before 9.0.277.0 and 10.x before 10.1.53.64, and Adobe AIR before 2.0.2.12610, allows remote web servers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and browser crash) by returning a different response when an HTTP request is sent a second time, as demonstrated by two responses that provide SWF files with different SWF version numbers.

Find out more about CVE-2008-4546 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (flash-plugin) RHSA-2010:0464 June 11, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 Extras (flash-plugin) RHSA-2010:0470 June 14, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (flash-plugin) RHSA-2010:0470 June 14, 2010

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