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CVE-2006-3587 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in Adobe (Macromedia) Flash Player allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a malformed .swf file that results in "multiple improper memory access" errors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/13/2006      View Analysis Description

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/16/2006)

Adobe gave a statement that these issues do not affect the Linux versions of Macromedia Flash Player.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-09-29 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200610-02 External Source SECTRACK 1016448 External Source SECTRACK 1016829 External Source CONFIRM Vendor Advisory External Source MISC Patch; US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#474593 External Source MS MS06-069 External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:053 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0674 External Source BID 18894 External Source BID 19980 US Government Resource External Source CERT TA06-318A Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-2702 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3573 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3577 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3852 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4507 External Source XF macromedia-swf-file-code-execution(27601) External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1050 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:709

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