5177 : Macromedia Flash OCX Long Movie Parameter Overflow
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A remote overflow exists in Macromedia Flash Player ActiveX control, version 6,0,23,0. The player fails to validate Movie parameter resulting in a possible buffer overflow when browsing the Internet using Internet Explorer with this ActiveX control. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause execution of arbitrary code resulting in a loss of confidentiality, integrity, and/or availability for the user browsing the Internet.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity


Upgrade to version 7 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.


Macromedia, Inc.
Flash Player



  • Drew Copley - dcopleyeeye.com - eEye Digital Security

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1


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