Public Date:
1240832: CVE-2015-5119 flash-plugin: code execution issue in APSA15-03 / APSB15-16

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the ByteArray class in the ActionScript 3 (AS3) implementation in Adobe Flash Player 13.x through and 14.x through on Windows and OS X and 11.x through on Linux allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via crafted Flash content that overrides a valueOf function, as exploited in the wild in July 2015.

Find out more about CVE-2015-5119 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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 Supplementary (v. 6) (flash-plugin) RHSA-2015:1214 2015-07-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (flash-plugin) RHSA-2015:1214 2015-07-08

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