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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2007.0373 -- [Solaris]
Security Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player May Allow
Unauthorized Header Injection into HTTP Requests
1 June 2007
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Adobe Flash Player
Publisher: Sun Microsystems
Operating System: Solaris 10
Impact: Reduced Security
CVE Names: CVE-2006-5330
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Sun(sm) Alert Notification
* Sun Alert ID: 102932
* Synopsis: Security Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player May Allow
Unauthorized Header Injection into HTTP Requests
* Category: Security
* Product: Solaris 10 Operating System
* BugIDs: 6491186
* Avoidance: Patch
* State: Resolved
* Date Released: 30-May-2007
* Date Closed: 30-May-2007
* Date Modified:
Security vulnerabilities in the Adobe Flash Player product shipped
with Solaris 10 may allow remote users who create applications that
are viewed with the Flash Player to generate unauthorized HTTP
requests from the affected host by inserting arbitrary HTTP headers.
This could assist in activities such as HTTP Request Splitting
These issues are described in the following documents:
* APSB06-18 at:
* CVE-2006-5330 at:
2. Contributing Factors
These issues can occur in the following releases:
* Solaris 10 without patch 125332-01
* Solaris 10 without patch 125333-01
Note 1: Solaris 8 and Solaris 9 are not affected by this issue.
Note 2: This issue can occur in Adobe Flash Player 7.x for Solaris
10 prior to 7.0 r67
The Adobe Flash Player shipped with Solaris 10 is a Web Browser
plugin, meaning that the Web Browser should be used to determine the
version of the Flash Player in use. For example, when using the
Mozilla Browser, visit the following URL:
and search for the Flash Player in the list of plugins.
There are no predictable symptoms that would indicate the described
issues have been exploited.
There is no workaround for this issue, please see the resolution
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
* Solaris 10 with patch 125332-01 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 125333-01 or later
Note: The above listed patches will upgrade the Flash Player to
version 7.0 r67.
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