CVE Database


Impact: Critical
Public: 2012-08-14
Bugzilla: 848180: CVE-2012-1535 flash-plugin: code execution flaw (APSB12-18)


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player before 11.3.300.271 on Windows and Mac OS X and before on Linux allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via crafted SWF content, as exploited in the wild in August 2012 with SWF content in a Word document.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1535 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) (flash-plugin) RHSA-2012:1203 August 23, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (flash-plugin) RHSA-2012:1173 August 15, 2012

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