Adobe Flash Player before and 14.x and 15.x before on Windows and OS X and before on Linux, Adobe AIR before, Adobe AIR SDK before, and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-0576, CVE-2014-0581, and CVE-2014-8441.
Published 2014-11-11 23:55:03
Updated 2018-12-20 17:52:25
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-8440

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 100 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2014-8440

  • Adobe Flash Player UncompressViaZlibVariant Uninitialized Memory
    Disclosure Date: 2014-11-11
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits an uninitialized memory vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability occurs in the ByteArray::UncompressViaZlibVariant method, which fails to initialize allocated memory. When using a correct memory layout this vulnerability leads to a

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-8440

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

References for CVE-2014-8440

Products affected by CVE-2014-8440

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