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Vulnerability of Adobe Flash Player: out-of-bounds memory reading

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address of Adobe Flash Player, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 10/01/2018.
Références of this announce: APSB18-01, CERTFR-2018-AVI-015, CVE-2018-4871, RHSA-2018:0081-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-24988, ZDI-18-124.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address of Adobe Flash Player, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
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This cybersecurity weakness impacts software or systems such as Flash Player, Windows 10, Windows 2012, Windows 2016, Windows 8, Windows RT, RHEL.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability bulletin.

Solutions for this threat

Adobe Flash Player: version 28.0.0.137.
The version 28.0.0.137 is fixed:
  https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

RHEL 6.9: new flash-plugin packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: flash-plugin 28.0.0.137-1.el6_9

Windows: patch for Adobe Flash Player.
A patch is indicated in information sources.
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