Threat Encyclopedia



This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer-overflow vulnerability in Adobe ShockWave Player.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable ActiveX control handles a malformed value for the "PlayerVersion" property. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via sending a crafted web page.

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Adobe ShockWave Player


System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

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Currently we are not aware of any patches supplied by the vendor.

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