2009-3463 | Adobe Shockwave Player memory corruption (BID-36905 / XFDB-54118)
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A vulnerability classified as very critical was found in Adobe Shockwave Player (Multimedia Player Software). Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
Array index error in Adobe Shockwave Player before 126.96.36.1992 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted Shockwave content on a web site. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
The weakness was shared 11/04/2009 by Nicolas Joly with VUPEN Security (Website). The advisory is shared at adobe.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2009-3463 since 09/29/2009. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn’t need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/25/2021).
The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 42369 (Shockwave Player Windows. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 116674 (Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Remote Code Execution and Denial of Service Vulnerabilities (APSB09-16)).
Upgrading to version 6.0 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.5
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Class: Memory corruption
Status: Not defined
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Vulnerability Center: 23953 – [APSB09-16] Adobe Shockwave Player < 188.8.131.522 Array Index Error Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 36905 – Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Remote Code Execution and Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
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