Bug 1656586 (CVE-2018-15983) - CVE-2018-15983 flash-plugin: Privilege Escalation vulnerability (APSB18-42)
Summary: CVE-2018-15983 flash-plugin: Privilege Escalation vulnerability (APSB18-42)
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2018-15983
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1656603
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Reported: 2018-12-05 19:04 UTC by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2019-09-29 15:04 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: flash-plugin 32.0.0.101
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Last Closed: 2018-12-05 20:10:48 UTC


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Description Tomas Hoger 2018-12-05 19:04:48 UTC
Adobe Security Bulletin APSB18-42 for Adobe Flash Player describes a flaw that can possibly lead to privilege escalation when Flash Player is used to play a specially crafted SWF file:

Insecure Library Loading (DLL hijacking) -- CVE-2018-15983

External References:

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-42.html

Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2018-12-05 20:10:48 UTC
DLL hijacking would not be applicable to the Linux versions of Adobe Flash Player.


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