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[BGA - SignalSEC Advisory]:Adobe Shockwave Player Remote Code Execution



Affected Vendors: Adobe

Affected Products: Shockwave Player

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2122

Risk Level: High

Vulnerability: Memory Corruption

Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of the Adobe Shockwave Player. User interaction is required to trigger this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

A memory corruption vulnerability in the Dirapi.dll component that could lead to code execution. By crafting specific values within rcsL substructures an attacker can corrupt memory.

Disclosure Timeline:
2011-02-14 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2011-06-14 - Coordinated public release of advisory

Vendor Response:
Adobe has released a patch for this issue. More details can be found at: 
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-17.html

Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by Celil UNUVER from BGA and SignalSEC

About BGA:
BGA InfoSec Academy is a company located in Turkey which provides information security trainings, penetration testing , malware analysis and software security audit services.
www.bga.com.tr
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About SignalSEC:
SignalSEC is a company located in Turkey which provides vulnerability , cyber threat intelligence and research services.
www.signalsec.com