Zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player

Arbitrary code execution
CVE-2013-0648

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2013022601 - Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player

Vulnerable component: Adobe Flash Player

CVE-ID: CVE-2013-0648

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Description:

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to an error in the ExternalInterface ActionScript feature. A remote attacker can create specially crafted Web site serving malicious Flash (SWF) content, trick the victim into visiting it and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.

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