Zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player

Memory corruption

The vulnerability was discovered by Shadowserver Foundation.

The exploit was used in a cyber espionage campaign dubbed тАЬLadyBoyle".

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2013020701 - Two remote code execution vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player

Vulnerable component: Adobe Flash Player

CVE-ID: CVE-2013-0634

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer


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

The weakness exists due to boundary error in Flash Player for Firefox. A remote attacker can create specially crafted .swf file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption 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.

Known APT campaigns:

LadyBoyle espionage campaign

The attack was performed in 2013, named after code, found within malicious SWF file.

Public Exploits:

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