CVE Database


Impact: Critical
Public: 2012-10-08
Bugzilla: 864284: flash-plugin: multiple code-execution flaws (APSB12-22)


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Adobe Flash Player before and 11.x before 11.4.402.287 on Windows and Mac OS X, before and 11.x before on Linux, before on Android 2.x and 3.x, and before on Android 4.x; Adobe AIR before; and Adobe AIR SDK before allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than other Flash Player memory corruption CVEs listed in APSB12-22.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5261 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-2012:1346 October 09, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (flash-plugin) RHSA-2012:1346 October 09, 2012

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