ID CVE-2017-11281
Summary Adobe Flash Player has an exploitable memory corruption vulnerability in the text handling function. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution. This affects 26.0.0.151 and earlier.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:adobe:flash_player:26.0.0.151
    cpe:2.3:a:adobe:flash_player:26.0.0.151
  • Apple Mac OS
    cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os
  • Linux Kernel
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel
  • Microsoft Windows
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows
  • cpe:2.3:a:adobe:flash_player:26.0.0.151:-:-:-:-:chrome
    cpe:2.3:a:adobe:flash_player:26.0.0.151:-:-:-:-:chrome
  • Apple Mac OS
    cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os
  • cpe:2.3:o:google:chrome_os
    cpe:2.3:o:google:chrome_os
  • Linux Kernel
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel
  • Microsoft Windows
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows
  • cpe:2.3:a:adobe:flash_player:26.0.0.151:-:-:-:-:edge
    cpe:2.3:a:adobe:flash_player:26.0.0.151:-:-:-:-:edge
  • cpe:2.3:a:adobe:flash_player:26.0.0.151:-:-:-:-:internet_explorer
    cpe:2.3:a:adobe:flash_player:26.0.0.151:-:-:-:-:internet_explorer
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_10
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0
CVSS
Base: 7.5
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-119
CAPEC
  • Buffer Overflow via Environment Variables
    This attack pattern involves causing a buffer overflow through manipulation of environment variables. Once the attacker finds that they can modify an environment variable, they may try to overflow associated buffers. This attack leverages implicit trust often placed in environment variables.
  • Overflow Buffers
    Buffer Overflow attacks target improper or missing bounds checking on buffer operations, typically triggered by input injected by an attacker. As a consequence, an attacker is able to write past the boundaries of allocated buffer regions in memory, causing a program crash or potentially redirection of execution as per the attackers' choice.
  • Client-side Injection-induced Buffer Overflow
    This type of attack exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in targeted client software through injection of malicious content from a custom-built hostile service.
  • Filter Failure through Buffer Overflow
    In this attack, the idea is to cause an active filter to fail by causing an oversized transaction. An attacker may try to feed overly long input strings to the program in an attempt to overwhelm the filter (by causing a buffer overflow) and hoping that the filter does not fail securely (i.e. the user input is let into the system unfiltered).
  • MIME Conversion
    An attacker exploits a weakness in the MIME conversion routine to cause a buffer overflow and gain control over the mail server machine. The MIME system is designed to allow various different information formats to be interpreted and sent via e-mail. Attack points exist when data are converted to MIME compatible format and back.
  • Overflow Binary Resource File
    An attack of this type exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in the handling of binary resources. Binary resources may include music files like MP3, image files like JPEG files, and any other binary file. These attacks may pass unnoticed to the client machine through normal usage of files, such as a browser loading a seemingly innocent JPEG file. This can allow the attacker access to the execution stack and execute arbitrary code in the target process. This attack pattern is a variant of standard buffer overflow attacks using an unexpected vector (binary files) to wrap its attack and open up a new attack vector. The attacker is required to either directly serve the binary content to the victim, or place it in a locale like a MP3 sharing application, for the victim to download. The attacker then is notified upon the download or otherwise locates the vulnerability opened up by the buffer overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Symbolic Links
    This type of attack leverages the use of symbolic links to cause buffer overflows. An attacker can try to create or manipulate a symbolic link file such that its contents result in out of bounds data. When the target software processes the symbolic link file, it could potentially overflow internal buffers with insufficient bounds checking.
  • Overflow Variables and Tags
    This type of attack leverages the use of tags or variables from a formatted configuration data to cause buffer overflow. The attacker crafts a malicious HTML page or configuration file that includes oversized strings, thus causing an overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Parameter Expansion
    In this attack, the target software is given input that the attacker knows will be modified and expanded in size during processing. This attack relies on the target software failing to anticipate that the expanded data may exceed some internal limit, thereby creating a buffer overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow in an API Call
    This attack targets libraries or shared code modules which are vulnerable to buffer overflow attacks. An attacker who has access to an API may try to embed malicious code in the API function call and exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in the function's implementation. All clients that make use of the code library thus become vulnerable by association. This has a very broad effect on security across a system, usually affecting more than one software process.
  • Buffer Overflow in Local Command-Line Utilities
    This attack targets command-line utilities available in a number of shells. An attacker can leverage a vulnerability found in a command-line utility to escalate privilege to root.
exploit-db via4
  • id EDB-ID:42781
  • id EDB-ID:42782
nessus via4
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2017-2702.NASL
    description An update for flash-plugin is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash Player web browser plug-in. This update upgrades Flash Player to version 27.0.0.130. Security Fix(es) : * This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These vulnerabilities, detailed in the Adobe Security Bulletin listed in the References section, could allow an attacker to create a specially crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash, execute arbitrary code, or disclose sensitive information when the victim loaded a page containing the malicious SWF content. (CVE-2017-11281, CVE-2017-11282)
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2018-07-30
    plugin id 103205
    published 2017-09-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=103205
    title RHEL 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2017:2702)
  • NASL family Gentoo Local Security Checks
    NASL id GENTOO_GLSA-201709-16.NASL
    description The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201709-16 (Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities) Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details. Impact : A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or bypass security restrictions. Workaround : There is no known workaround at this time.
    last seen 2018-09-02
    modified 2018-01-26
    plugin id 103444
    published 2017-09-25
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=103444
    title GLSA-201709-16 : Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • NASL family MacOS X Local Security Checks
    NASL id MACOSX_FLASH_PLAYER_APSB17-28.NASL
    description The version of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is equal or prior to version 26.0.0.151. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities : - An unspecified memory corruption flaw exists that is caused by input not being properly validated. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by convincing a user to visit a website containing specially crafted Flash content, to to corrupt memory and potentially execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-11281, CVE-2017-11282)
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2018-07-14
    plugin id 103125
    published 2017-09-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=103125
    title Adobe Flash Player for Mac <= 26.0.0.151 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB17-23)
  • NASL family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
    NASL id SMB_NT_MS17_SEP_4038806.NASL
    description The remote Windows host is missing security update KB4038806. It is, therefore, affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilies in Adobe Flash Player.
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2018-07-30
    plugin id 103220
    published 2017-09-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=103220
    title KB4038806: Security update for Adobe Flash Player (September 2017)
  • NASL family Windows
    NASL id FLASH_PLAYER_APSB17-28.NASL
    description The version of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote Windows host is equal or prior to version 26.0.0.151. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities : - An unspecified memory corruption flaw exists that is caused by input not being properly validated. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by convincing a user to visit a website containing specially crafted Flash content, to to corrupt memory and potentially execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-11281, CVE-2017-11282)
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2018-07-11
    plugin id 103124
    published 2017-09-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=103124
    title Adobe Flash Player <= 26.0.0.151 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB17-28)
  • NASL family FreeBSD Local Security Checks
    NASL id FREEBSD_PKG_531AAE0897F011E7AADD6451062F0F7A.NASL
    description Adobe reports : - These updates resolve memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution (CVE-2017-11281, CVE-2017-11282).
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2018-02-01
    plugin id 103153
    published 2017-09-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=103153
    title FreeBSD : Flash Player -- multiple vulnerabilities (531aae08-97f0-11e7-aadd-6451062f0f7a)
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2017:2702
refmap via4
bid 100710
confirm https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-28.html
gentoo GLSA-201709-16
misc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvmnUeza9zw
sectrack 1039314
the hacker news via4
id THN:BAEF6DAD5A5E413B7D119204D0BFE0A9
last seen 2018-01-27
modified 2017-09-13
published 2017-09-12
reporter Mohit Kumar
source https://thehackernews.com/2017/09/adobe-security-patch.html
title Adobe Patches Two Critical RCE Vulnerabilities in Flash Player
Last major update 01-12-2017 - 03:29
Published 01-12-2017 - 03:29
Last modified 14-12-2017 - 12:40
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