CVE-2015-5123

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2015-07-10
Bugzilla:
1242216: CVE-2015-5122 CVE-2015-5123 flash-plugin: two code execution issues in APSA15-04 / APSB15-18

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the BitmapData class in the ActionScript 3 (AS3) implementation in Adobe Flash Player 13.x through 13.0.0.302 on Windows and OS X, 14.x through 18.0.0.203 on Windows and OS X, 11.x through 11.2.202.481 on Linux, and 12.x through 18.0.0.204 on Linux Chrome installations 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-2015-5123 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-2015:1235 2015-07-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (flash-plugin) RHSA-2015:1235 2015-07-16

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