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. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

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Adobe ShockWave Player


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

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Currently we are unaware of any vendor supplied patch available for this issue.

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