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467082: CVE-2008-4546 flash-plugin: crash caused by SWF files with different SWF versions obtained from the same URL

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Adobe Flash Player before and 10.x before, and Adobe AIR before, 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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 version 3 Extras (flash-plugin) RHSA-2010:0470 2010-06-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (flash-plugin) RHSA-2010:0464 2010-06-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (flash-plugin) RHSA-2010:0470 2010-06-14