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ZDI-10-088: Adobe Shockwave Player 3D Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability
From: ZDI Disclosures <zdi-disclosures () tippingpoint com>
Date: Tue, 11 May 2010 16:26:00 -0500

ZDI-10-088: Adobe Shockwave Player 3D Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-088
May 11, 2010

-- CVE ID:
CVE-2010-1283

-- Affected Vendors:
Adobe

-- Affected Products:
Adobe Shockwave Player

-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 9685. 
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    http://www.tippingpoint.com

-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Adobe Shockwave. User interaction is
required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a
malicious page.

The specific flaw exists within the code responsible for parsing 3D
objects defined inside Director files. An undocumented 4-byte field
within record type 0xFFFFFF49 can be modified to cause corruption of
heap memory. This corruption can be used to modify function pointers and
achieve code execution.

-- Vendor Response:
Adobe has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-12.html

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2010-03-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-05-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
    * Anonymous

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