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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5499

Unspecified vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player for Linux 10.0.12.36, and 9.0.151.0 and earlier, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted SWF file.
Publish Date : 2008-12-17 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 94

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2008-12-11 2008-12-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-5499 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20085499 unix
ELSA-2008:1047: flash-plugin security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22605 unix
RHSA-2008:1047: flash-plugin security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20081047 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-2008-5499

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Adobe Flash Player For Linux 9.0.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Adobe Flash Player For Linux 9.0.48.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Adobe Flash Player For Linux 9.0.115.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Adobe Flash Player For Linux 9.0.124.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Adobe Flash Player For Linux 9.0.151.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Adobe Flash Player For Linux 10.0.12.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adobe Flash Player For Linux 6

- References For CVE-2008-5499

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32896
BID 32896 Adobe Flash Player Remote Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2012-04-20
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021458
SECTRACK 1021458
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3449
VUPEN ADV-2008-3449
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47445
XF flashplayer-swf-code-execution-var1(47445)
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-24.html CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1047.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:1047
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-12/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:059
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-23.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200903-23

- Vulnerability Conditions

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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5499

Adobe Flash Player ActionScript Launch Command Execution Vulnerability
This module exploits a vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player for Linux, version 10.0.12.36 and 9.0.151.0 and prior. An input validation vulnerability allows command execution when the browser loads a SWF file which contains shell metacharacters in the arguments to the ActionScript launch method. The victim must have Adobe AIR installed for the exploit to work. This module was tested against version 10.0.12.36 (10r12_36).
Module type : exploit Rank : good Platforms : Unix


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