CVE Database


Impact: Critical
Public: 2014-01-14
Bugzilla: 1053233: CVE-2014-0491 flash-plugin: security protection bypass (APSB14-02)
IAVA: 2015-A-0083


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Adobe Flash Player before 11.7.700.260 and 11.8.x and 11.9.x before on Windows and Mac OS X and before on Linux, Adobe AIR before, Adobe AIR SDK before, and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before allow attackers to bypass unspecified protection mechanisms via unknown vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0491 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-2014:0028 January 15, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (flash-plugin) RHSA-2014:0028 January 15, 2014

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