CVE-2016-7871

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2016-12-13
Bugzilla:
1404307: flash-plugin: multiple code execution issues fixed in APSB16-39

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Adobe Flash Player versions 23.0.0.207 and earlier, 11.2.202.644 and earlier have an exploitable memory corruption vulnerability in the Worker class. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Find out more about CVE-2016-7871 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

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 8.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (flash-plugin) RHSA-2016:2947 2016-12-14

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 flash-plugin Will not fix

External References

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