Public Date:
915964: CVE-2013-0643 flash-plugin: Firefox sandbox permissions issue (APSB13-08)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Firefox sandbox in Adobe Flash Player before and 11.x before 11.6.602.171 on Windows and Mac OS X, and before and 11.x before 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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (flash-plugin) RHSA-2013:0574 2013-02-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (flash-plugin) RHSA-2013:0574 2013-02-27

External References