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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6246

Adobe Flash Player 9.x up to, 8.x up to, and 7.x up to, when running on Linux, uses insecure permissions for memory, which might allow local users to gain privileges.
Publish Date : 2007-12-19 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2007-12-04 2007-12-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Adobe Flash Player 9.x up to, 8.x up to, and 7.x up to, when running on Linux, uses insecure ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10519 unix
CVE-2007-6246 unix
DEPRECATED: Adobe Flash Player 9.x up to, 8.x up to, and 7.x up to, when running on Linux, us... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24154 windows
ELSA-2007:1126: flash-plugin security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22648 unix
RHSA-2007:1126: flash-plugin security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20071126 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-6246

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Adobe Flash Player Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adobe Flash Player 1

- References For CVE-2007-6246
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:069
VUPEN ADV-2008-1724
BID 26965 Adobe Flash Player Unspecified Privilege-Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-07-15
XF adobe-memory-privilege-escalation(39136)
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1126
GENTOO GLSA-200801-07
SECTRACK 1019116
BID 26929 Retired: Adobe Flash Player Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-12-21
CERT TA07-355A

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6246

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit for more information)

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