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CVE-2008-5363 Detail

Current Description

The ActionScript 2 virtual machine in Adobe Flash Player 10.x before 10.0.12.36 and 9.x before 9.0.151.0, and Adobe AIR before 1.5, does not validate character elements during retrieval from the dictionary data structure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted PDF file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-23.xml Third Party Advisory
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4692 Third Party Advisory
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-248586-1 Broken Link
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-020.htm Third Party Advisory
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-22.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.isecpartners.com/advisories/2008-01-flash.txt Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498561/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:air:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
1.5
 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:flash_player:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
9.0.16.0
Up to (excluding)
9.0.151.0
 cpe:2.3:a:adobe:flash_player:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
10
Up to (excluding)
10.0.12.36


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5363
NVD Published Date:
12/08/2008
NVD Last Modified:
11/02/2018