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CVE-2016-7855 Detail

Current Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player before 23.0.0.205 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.643 on Linux allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in October 2016.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2119.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93861 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037111 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2016/ms16-128 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-36.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-10 Third Party Advisory
https://security.googleblog.com/2016/10/disclosing-vulnerabilities-to-protect.html Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player:::~~~chrome~~
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Up to (including)
23.0.0.185
Running on/with
 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:-
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 cpe:/o:google:chrome_os:-
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows:-
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player:::~~~edge~~
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Up to (including)
23.0.0.185
 cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player:::~~~internet_explorer~~
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Up to (including)
23.0.0.185
Running on/with
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:1511
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_10:1607
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_8.1:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_rt_8.1:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player:::~~~linux~~
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Up to (including)
11.2.202.637
Running on/with
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:-
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player
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Up to (including)
23.0.0.185
Running on/with
 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows:-
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Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:5.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:5.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:5.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7855
NVD Published Date:
11/01/2016
NVD Last Modified:
05/16/2019