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CVE-2018-4878 Detail

Description

A use-after-free vulnerability was discovered in Adobe Flash Player before 28.0.0.161. This vulnerability occurs due to a dangling pointer in the Primetime SDK related to the handling of listener objects. A successful attack can lead to arbitrary code execution. This was exploited in the wild in January and February 2018.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/06/2018

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-4878
Original release date:
02/06/2018
Last revised:
02/12/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://blog.talosintelligence.com/2018/02/group-123-goes-wild.html External Source MISC http://blog.talosintelligence.com/2018/02/group-123-goes-wild.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102893 External Source BID 102893
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040318 External Source SECTRACK 1040318
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0285 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2018:0285
https://github.com/InQuest/malware-samples/tree/master/CVE-2018-4878-Adobe-Flash-DRM-UAF-0day External Source MISC https://github.com/InQuest/malware-samples/tree/master/CVE-2018-4878-Adobe-Flash-DRM-UAF-0day
https://github.com/vysec/CVE-2018-4878 External Source MISC https://github.com/vysec/CVE-2018-4878
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-03.html External Source MISC https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-03.html
https://threatpost.com/adobe-flash-player-zero-day-spotted-in-the-wild/129742/ External Source MISC https://threatpost.com/adobe-flash-player-zero-day-spotted-in-the-wild/129742/
https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2018/02/attacks-leveraging-adobe-zero-day.html External Source MISC https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2018/02/attacks-leveraging-adobe-zero-day.html
https://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/us/security/news/vulnerabilities-and-exploits/north-korean-hackers-allegedly-exploit-adobe-flash-player-vulnerability-cve-2018-4878-against-south-korean-targets External Source MISC https://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/us/security/news/vulnerabilities-and-exploits/north-korean-hackers-allegedly-exploit-adobe-flash-player-vulnerability-cve-2018-4878-against-south-korean-targets

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