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Vulnerability of Adobe Shockwave Player: executing DLL code

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can create a malicious DLL, and then put it in the current directory of Adobe Shockwave Player, in order to execute code.
Vulnerable software: Shockwave Player.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 14/03/2017.
Références of this computer vulnerability: APSB17-08, CERTFR-2017-AVI-078, CVE-2017-2983, VIGILANCE-VUL-22123.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Adobe Shockwave Player product uses external shared libraries (DLL).

However, if the working directory contains a malicious DLL, it is automatically loaded.

An attacker can therefore create a malicious DLL, and then put it in the current directory of Adobe Shockwave Player, in order to execute code.
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This computer vulnerability alert impacts software or systems such as Shockwave Player.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat alert is medium.

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

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

Solutions for this threat 

Adobe Shockwave Player: version 12.2.8.198.
The version 12.2.8.198 is fixed:
  https://get.adobe.com/shockwave/
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