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CVE-2013-0643

Impact: Critical
Public: 2013-02-26
Bugzilla: 915964: CVE-2013-0643 flash-plugin: Firefox sandbox permissions issue (APSB13-08)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Firefox sandbox in Adobe Flash Player before 10.3.183.67 and 11.x before 11.6.602.171 on Windows and Mac OS X, and before 10.3.183.67 and 11.x before 11.2.202.273 on Linux, does not properly restrict privileges, which makes it easier for remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted SWF content, as exploited in the wild in February 2013.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0643 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-2013:0574 February 27, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (flash-plugin) RHSA-2013:0574 February 27, 2013

External References

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-08.html

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