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Vulnerability Alert

Adobe Flash Player Flash Content Processing Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

 
Threat Type:CWE-79: Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
IntelliShield ID:23307
Version:6
First Published:2011 June 06 14:47 GMT
Last Published:2012 March 15 15:00 GMT
Port: Not available
CVE:CVE-2011-2107
BugTraq ID:48107
Urgency:Possible use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Mild Damage
CVSS Base:5.8 CVSS Calculator
CVSS Version 2.0
CVSS Temporal:4.3
 
Version Summary:Xerox has released a security bulletin and updated software to address the Adobe Flash Player flash content processing cross-site scripting vulnerability.
 
 
Description

Adobe Flash Player contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

The vulnerability is due to insufficient user-input sanitization performed by the affected software.? An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability by convincing a user to visit a malicious web page and follow a crafted link.? When processed, the web page could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary script code in the security context of the affected site or the affected webmail service.

Adobe has confirmed the vulnerability and released software updates.

 
Warning Indicators

The following Adobe products are vulnerable:

  • Flash Player versions 10.3.181.16 and prior
  • Flash Player versions 10.3.185.22 and prior for Android
  • Adobe Reader and Acrobat versions 9.4.3 and prior, and versions 10.0.3 and prior running on Windows and Mac
 
IntelliShield Analysis

To exploit the vulnerability, the attacker may provide a link that directs a user to a malicious site and use misleading language or instructions to persuade the user to follow the provided link.

Reports indicate that the vulnerability is being exploited in the wild via active, targeted attacks.

BlackBerry PlayBook tablet software versions 1.0.5.2304 and earlier are vulnerable.

 
Vendor Announcements

Adobe has re-released a security bulletin at the following link: APSB11-13

FreeBSD has released a VuXML document at the following link:? linux-flashplugin -- cross-site scripting vulnerability

Red Hat has released a security advisory at the following link: RHSA-2011:0850

Research In Motion has released a security advisory at the following link: KB27240

Xerox has released a security bulletin at the following link: Xerox Security Bulletin XRX12-002

 
Impact

An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability to conduct cross-site scripting attacks on the targeted system.? If successful, an attacker could execute arbitrary script code in the user's browser session in the security context of an affected website or an affected webmail service.

 
Technical Information

Technical information is not available.

 
Safeguards

Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.

Users are advised not to open e-mail messages from suspicious or unrecognized sources. If users cannot verify that links or attachments included in e-mail messages are safe, they are advised not to open them.

Users should verify that unsolicited links are safe to follow.

Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.

 
Patches/Software

Adobe has released updated software at the following links:

Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.22

For Chrome
Flash Player for Chrome version 10.3.181.22 (via browser update)

For Android
Flash Player for Android version 10.3.185.23 (via device software update)

FreeBSD releases ports collection updates at the following link:? Ports Collection Index

Red Hat packages can be updated using the up2date or yum command.

Research In Motion has released the following fix:

BlackBerry PlayBook tablet version 1.0.5.2342 (via device software update)

Xerox customers are advised to acquire the updated software via normal Xerox support channels.

 
Alert History
 

Version 5, June 14, 2011, 10:08 AM: Research In Motion has released a security advisory and fix to address the Adobe Flash Player flash content processing cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Version 4, June 9, 2011, 9:38 AM: Adobe has re-released a security bulletin to address the flash content processing cross-site scripting vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat and Reader.? FreeBSD has also released a VuXML document and updated ports collection to address this vulnerability.

Version 3, June 8, 2011, 7:43 AM: Adobe has re-released a security bulletin and software updates to address the flash content processing cross-site scripting vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player for the Android operating system.

Version 2, June 7, 2011, 10:32 AM: Red Hat has released a security advisory and updated packages to address the Adobe Flash Player flash content processing cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Version 1, June 6, 2011, 9:47 AM: Adobe Flash Player contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct cross-site scripting attacks on the targeted system.? Updates are available.



Product Sets
 
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.

Primary Products:
AdobeAcrobat Reader 9.0 .0 | 9.1 .0, .1, .2, .3 | 9.2 .0 | 9.3 .0, .1, .2, .3, .4 | 9.4 Base, .1, .2, .3, .4 | 10.0 Base, .1, .2, .3
AdobeAcrobat Reader for Macintosh 9.2 .0 | 9.3 .0, .1 | 9.0 .0 | 9.1 .0
AdobeAdobe Flash Player 9.0.16.0 Base | 9.0.20.0 Base | 9.0.45.0 Base | 9.0.47.0 Base | 9.0.48.0 Base | 9.0.115.0 Base | 9.0.124.0 Base | 9.0.151.0 Base | 9.0.159.0 Base | 9.0.262 Base | 9.0.283.0 Base | 9.0.289.0 Base | 10.0.12.36 Base | 10.0.15.3 Base | 10.0.22.87 Base | 10.0.32.18 Base | 10.0.42.34 Base | 10.0.45.2 Base | 10.1.53.64 Base | 10.1.82.76 Base | 10.1.85.3 Base | 10.1.102.64 Base | 10.2.152.26 Base | 10.2.152.32 Base | 10.2.152.33 Base | 10.2.153.1 Base | 10.2.159.1 Base | 10.2.154.25 Base
AdobeAdobe Flash Player for Android 10.1 Base | 10.1.92.10 Base | 10.1.95.1 Base | 10.2.156.12 Base | 10.2.157.51 Base | 10.3.185.22 Base

Associated Products:
FreeBSD ProjectFreeBSD 6.3 Base | 6.4 Base | 7.0 Base | 7.1 Base | 7.2 Base | 7.3 Base | 8.0 Base | 8.1 Base
Red Hat, Inc.Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary 5.0 IA-32, x86-64 | 6 IA-32, x86_64
Red Hat, Inc.Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary 6 IA-32, x86_64
Red Hat, Inc.Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS 6.0.z IA-32, x86_64
Red Hat, Inc.Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary 6 IA-32, x86_64
Red Hat, Inc.RHEL Supplementary 5 IA-32, x86_64
Red Hat, Inc.RHEL Supplementary EUS 5.6.z IA-32, x86_64
Red Hat, Inc.RHEL Supplementary Long Life 5.6 IA-32, x86_64
Research In MotionBlackBerry Playbook Tablet 1.0 .5
XeroxFreeFlow Print Server 7.0 Base




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