CVE-2008-5361

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2008-11-17

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The ActionScript 2 virtual machine in Adobe Flash Player 10.x before 10.0.12.36 and 9.x before 9.0.151.0, and Adobe AIR before 1.5, does not verify a member element's size when performing (1) DefineConstantPool, (2) ActionJump, (3) ActionPush, (4) ActionTry, and unspecified other actions, which allows remote attackers to read sensitive data from process memory via a crafted PDF file.

Find out more about CVE-2008-5361 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:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 Extras (flash-plugin) RHSA-2008:0980 2008-11-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (flash-plugin) RHSA-2008:0945 2008-10-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (flash-plugin) RHSA-2008:0980 2008-11-12