Incorrectly formatted sound wave (SWF) files may cause a buffer overflow in the Macromedia Flash plug-in.
If the length fields in an SWF file specify fewer data than are actually present in the file, processing the file may cause a buffer overflow in the Macromedia Flash plug-in.
The plug-in or browser may crash. Since this buffer is only read from, this overflow is unlikely to cause execution of malicious code.
While Macromedia did not produce a patch to correct this problem, it is possible that recent versions of the plug-in have corrected this problem.
Neal Krawetz published the intial description of this problem.
|Date First Published:||2001-05-17|
|Date Last Updated:||2001-06-20 14:03 UTC|