A vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is due to an unspecified type confusion error in the affected software. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to visit a malicious web page that contains crafted Flash content. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of the user.
Functional code that exploits this vulnerability is available as part of the Metasploit framework.
Adobe has confirmed the vulnerability and released software updates.
Indicators of Compromise
Adobe Flash Player versions 22.214.171.1246 and prior and 126.96.36.199 and prior are affected. In addition, Adobe Flash Player versions 188.8.131.520 and prior running on Linux platforms are affected.
Technical information is not available.
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.
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.
Users are advised not to open email messages from suspicious or unrecognized sources. If users cannot verify that links or attachments included in email messages are safe, they are advised not to open them.
Administrators are advised to monitor critical systems.
Adobe has released a security advisory at the following link: APSB15-05
Adobe has released updated software at the following links:
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