Public Date:
1541981: CVE-2018-4877 CVE-2018-4878 flash-plugin: use-after-free causing remote code execution (APSB18-03)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

A use-after-free vulnerability was discovered in Adobe Flash Player before This vulnerability occurs due to a dangling pointer in the Primetime SDK related to media player handling of listener objects. A successful attack can lead to arbitrary code execution. This was exploited in the wild in January and February 2018.

Find out more about CVE-2018-4878 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

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

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (flash-plugin) RHSA-2018:0285 2018-02-07

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