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Re: Shockwave Flash buffer overflow
From: "Krawetz, Neal" <nealk () VERINET COM>
Date: Fri, 5 Jan 2001 18:01:09 -0000
Area of affect:
All SWF plugins on all platforms.
I have validated it with the Shockwave Flash
versions 2 through 8.
v 2-8..? Are you talking about the shockwave plugin
for director, or the shcokwave flash plugin? the
plugin goes from 2-5 as far as I know...
From what I can tell, Shockwave version 8 includes
Flash version 5.
Technically, the problem appears to be in Flash.
(Keep in mind -- I have not actually seen the
code for the
I have only determined this from the symptoms.)
The source code for the player is available for free
you wish to have a look...
Thanks, I'll definitely take a look.
As an aside...
I have had a few followups with Macromedia, including
a very productive phone conference.
On Monday or Tuesday I will post a summary
(Both Macromedia and myself are investigating a few
remaining technical points.)
But in general: BugTraq works. I am very impressed.