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Web Attack: Adobe Flash Player Exploit Download

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the user running the affected application. Failed exploit attempts will likely result in denial-of-service conditions.

Additional Information

Adobe Flash Player is a multimedia application for multiple platforms.

Adobe Flash Player is prone to a remote code-execution vulnerability due to a use-after-free error. Specifically, this issue occurs when handling a specially crafted 'swf' file.

An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the user running the affected application. Failed exploit attempts will likely result in denial-of-service conditions.

Affected

  • Multiple version of Adobe Flash Player.
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