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Secunia Security Advisory 46667

Secunia Security Advisory 46667
Posted Nov 11, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Adobe Shockwave Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 46667

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TITLE:
Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46667

VERIFY ADVISORY:
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http://secunia.com/advisories/46667/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46667

RELEASE DATE:
2011-11-09

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/46667/#comments

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DESCRIPTION:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Adobe Shockwave
Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a
user's system.

1) An error in DIRAPI.dll when parsing Director file headers can be
exploited to corrupt memory.

2) An error in TextXtra.x32 when parsing Director files can be
exploited to corrupt memory.

3) An error in DIRAPI.dll when parsing rcsl chunks within Director
files can be exploited to corrupt memory.

4) Multiple errors in TextXtra.x32 can be exploited to cause
heap-based buffer overflows.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities may allow execution of
arbitrary code.

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions 11.6.1.629 and prior.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 11.6.3.633.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
1, 3) instruder, Code Audit Labs.
2) Pablo Santamaria, Core Security Technologies.
4) Carsten Eiram, Secunia Research.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Adobe (APSB11-27):
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-27.html

Code Audit Labs (CAL-2011-0052, CAL-2011-0054):
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2011-11/0109.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2011-11/0110.html

Core Security Technologies (CORE-2011-0825):
http://www.coresecurity.com/content/adobe-shockwave-textxtra-vulnerability

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
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http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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