CVE-2013-2555

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2013-03-07
Bugzilla:
920186: CVE-2013-2555 flash-plugin: Remote attackers able to execute arbitrary code via vectors that leverage an 'overflow' (CanSecWest 2013)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in Adobe Flash Player before 10.3.183.75 and 11.x before 11.7.700.169 on Windows and Mac OS X, before 10.3.183.75 and 11.x before 11.2.202.280 on Linux, before 11.1.111.50 on Android 2.x and 3.x, and before 11.1.115.54 on Android 4.x&#59; Adobe AIR before 3.7.0.1530&#59; and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before 3.7.0.1530 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as demonstrated by VUPEN during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2013.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2555 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the version of flash-plugin as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. Updates will be released as soon as they are made generally available by Adobe.

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

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (flash-plugin) RHSA-2013:0730 2013-04-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (flash-plugin) RHSA-2013:0730 2013-04-10