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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2018-15978

Adobe Flash Player: out-of-bounds memory reading

Synthesis of the vulnerability

Impacted products: Flash Player, Windows 10, Windows 2012, Windows 2016, Windows 8, Windows RT, RHEL.
Severity: 2/4.
Consequences: data reading, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Provenance: document.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 14/11/2018.
Identifiers: APSB18-39, CERTFR-2018-AVI-548, CVE-2018-15978, RHSA-2018:3618-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-27766.

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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