CVE-2015-5541

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2015-08-12
Bugzilla:
1252697: flash-plugin: multiple code execution flaws (APSB15-19)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in Adobe Flash Player before 18.0.0.232 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.508 on Linux, Adobe AIR before 18.0.0.199, Adobe AIR SDK before 18.0.0.199, and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before 18.0.0.199 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-5129.

Find out more about CVE-2015-5541 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 5 (flash-plugin) RHSA-2015:1603 2015-08-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (flash-plugin) RHSA-2015:1603 2015-08-12

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