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Use After Free

CVE-2017-3002

Severity High
Score 8.8/10

Summary

Adobe Flash Player versions 24.0.0.221 and earlier have an exploitable use after free vulnerability in the ActionScript2 TextField object related to the variable property. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-416 - Use After Free

Use-after-free (UaF) vulnerability occurs when the application is using a pointer to memory that has been freed. Any attempt to read/write to a buffer after it is de-allocated allows memory corruption, sensitive information exposure, and can potentially lead to arbitrary code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published