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Flash Player information disclosure vulnerability

Vulnerability Note VU#110297

Original Release Date: 2007-07-12 | Last Revised: 2007-07-16

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.

Vendor Information

110297
 
Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Adobe

Notified:  July 11, 2007 Updated:  July 12, 2007

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

See http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-12.html for more details.

If you have feedback, comments, or additional information about this vulnerability, please send us email.

Microsoft Corporation

Notified:  July 11, 2007 Updated:  July 12, 2007

Status

  Not Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Apple Computer, Inc.

Notified:  July 11, 2007 Updated:  July 11, 2007

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.


CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base N/A N/A
Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental 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
Severity Metric: 0.64
Date Public: 2007-04-12
Date First Published: 2007-07-12
Date Last Updated: 2007-07-16 13:54 UTC
Document Revision: 20

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