Untrusted search path vulnerability in the installer in Adobe Flash Player before 10.3.183.20 and 11.x before 11.3.300.257 on Windows and Mac OS X; before 10.3.183.20 and 11.x before 11.2.202.236 on Linux; before 11.1.111.10 on Android 2.x and 3.x; and before 11.1.115.9 on Android 4.x, and Adobe AIR before 3.3.0.3610, allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse executable file in an unspecified directory.
Published 2012-06-09 00:55:01
Updated 2021-09-08 17:19:29
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Vulnerability category: File inclusion

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-2040

0.10%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 39 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-2040

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-2040

  • The product searches for critical resources using an externally-supplied search path that can point to resources that are not under the product's direct control.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-2040

Products affected by CVE-2012-2040

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