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CVE-2010-1297

Impact: Critical
Public: 2010-06-04
Bugzilla: 600692: CVE-2010-1297 acroread, flash-plugin: Arbitrary code execution by opening a specially-crafted PDF file with malicious SWF content (APSA10-01)

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; Adobe AIR before 2.0.2.12610; and Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x before 9.3.3, and 8.x before 8.2.3 on Windows and Mac OS X, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via crafted SWF content, related to authplay.dll and the ActionScript Virtual Machine 2 (AVM2) newfunction instruction, as exploited in the wild in June 2010.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1297 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (acroread) RHSA-2010:0503 June 30, 2010
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 (acroread) RHSA-2010:0503 June 30, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (flash-plugin) RHSA-2010:0470 June 14, 2010

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