05 February 2015
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2015.0248.2 Security Advisory for Adobe Flash Player 5 February 2015 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Adobe Flash Player Publisher: Adobe Operating System: Windows OS X Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2015-0313 Original Bulletin: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsa15-02.html Comment: Adobe is aware of reports that this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild via drive-by-download attacks against systems running Internet Explorer and Firefox on Windows 8.1 and below. Revision History: February 5 2015: Updated to include Flash Player version delivered via auto-update February 3 2015: Initial Release - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Adobe Security Bulletin Security Advisory for Adobe Flash Player Release date: February 2, 2015 Last updated: February 4, 2015 Vulnerability identifier: APSA15-02 CVE number: CVE-2015-0313 Platform: All Platforms Summary A critical vulnerability (CVE-2015-0313) exists in Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.526 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh. Successful exploitation could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. We are aware of reports that this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild via drive-by-download attacks against systems running Internet Explorer and Firefox on Windows 8.1 and below. UPDATE (February 4): Users who have enabled auto-update for the Flash Player desktop runtime will be receiving version 184.108.40.2065 beginning on February 4. This version includes a fix for CVE-2015-0313. Adobe expects to have an update available for manual download on February 5, and we are working with our distribution partners to make the update available in Google Chrome and Internet Explorer 10 and 11. For more information on updating Flash Player please refer to this post. Affected software versions Adobe Flash Player 220.127.116.116 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh Adobe Flash Player 18.104.22.1684 and earlier 13.x versions To verify the version of Adobe Flash Player installed on your system, access the About Flash Player page, or right-click on content running in Flash Player and select "About Adobe (or Macromedia) Flash Player" from the menu. If you use multiple browsers, perform the check for each browser you have installed on your system. Severity ratings Adobe categorizes this as a critical vulnerability. Acknowledgments Adobe would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for reporting CVE-2015-0313 and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers: Elia Florio and Dave Weston of Microsoft Peter Pi of Trend Micro Revisions February 2, 2015 - removed Flash Player version 11.x from the list of affected versions. Version 11.x and earlier do not support the functionality affected by CVE-2015-0313. February 4, 2015 - updated to include Flash Player version delivered via auto-update. - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. 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