6137 : Macromedia Shockwave Plugin Arbitrary File Retrieval
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
1997-03-14

Description

Macromedia Shockwave contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. It is possible that the flaw may allow a malicious webpage developer to create a Shockwave movie which will disclose the contents of a users mailbox and possibly access internal web servers via the "GetNextText" command in a Shockwave movie, resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Exploit: Exploit Public
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 6.0 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Macromedia, Inc.
Shockwave
1.0
2.0
3.0
4.0
5.0

References

Credit

  • David de Vitry -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.1
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_0 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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