Vulnerability Note VU#110297

Flash Player information disclosure vulnerability

Original Release date: 12 Jul 2007 | Last revised: 16 Jul 2007

Overview

The Adobe Flash player contains an information disclosure vulnerability that affects the Konqueror and Opera web browsers.

Description

Konqueror is the default web browser for the KDE desktop. Opera is a web browser that is available for Windows, Linux and BSD systems.

The Adobe Flash Player contains an information disclosure vulnerability. When using Konqueror or Opera with the Flash player plugin, keystrokes may be sent to the Flash Player applet instead of the web browser.

Note that only the Linux and BSD versions of the Opera browser are affected by this vulnerability.

Impact

An attacker may be able to capture private or sensitive information.

Solution

Update
Adobe has released an update to address this issue. See Adobe Security Bulletin APSB07-12 for more details. Users who get Adobe Flash from their operating system vendor should see the systems affected section of this document.

Systems Affected (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
AdobeAffected11 Jul 200712 Jul 2007
Microsoft CorporationNot Affected11 Jul 200712 Jul 2007
Apple Computer, Inc.Unknown11 Jul 200711 Jul 2007
If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let us know.

CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group Score Vector
Base N/A N/A
Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A N/A

References

Credit

Thanks to Adobe for information that was used in this report. Adobe credits Mark Hills for reporting this issue.

This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CVE-2007-2022
  • Date Public: 12 Apr 2007
  • Date First Published: 12 Jul 2007
  • Date Last Updated: 16 Jul 2007
  • Severity Metric: 0.64
  • Document Revision: 20

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