Secunia Research: Adobe Shockwave Player Array Indexing Vulnerability



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Secunia Research 12/05/2010

- Adobe Shockwave Player Array Indexing Vulnerability -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3
Description of Vulnerability.........................................4
Solution.............................................................5
Time Table...........................................................6
Credits..............................................................7
References...........................................................8
About Secunia........................................................9
Verification........................................................10

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1) Affected Software

* Adobe Shockwave Player 11.5.6.606

NOTE: Prior versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity

Rating: Highly critical
Impact: System access
Where: From remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software

"Over 450 million Internet-enabled desktops have installed Adobe
Shockwave Player. These people now have access to some of the best the
Web has to offer - including dazzling 3D games and entertainment,
interactive product demonstrations, and online learning applications."

Product Link:
http://www.adobe.com/products/shockwaveplayer/

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Adobe Shockwave
Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially
compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused by an array indexing error when processing
Shockwave files. This can be exploited to corrupt memory when a
specially crafted Shockwave file (e.g. ".dir") is opened.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

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5) Solution

Update to version 11.5.7.609.

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6) Time Table

03/03/2010 - Vendor notified.
03/03/2010 - Vendor response.
12/05/2010 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits

Discovered by Alin Rad Pop, Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned
CVE-2010-0129 for the vulnerability.

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10) Verification

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-20/

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