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Adobe Security Bulletin: April 9

Advisory Overview

Qualys® Vulnerability R&D Lab has released new vulnerability checks in the Qualys Cloud Platform to protect organizations against 10 vulnerabilities that were fixed in 3 bulletins announced today by Adobe. Customers can immediately audit their networks for these and other new vulnerabilities by accessing their Qualys subscription. Visit our blog to see how to prioritize remediation.

Non-Qualys customers can audit their network for these and other vulnerabilities by signing up for a Qualys Free Trial, or by trying our FreeScan service.

Vulnerability Details

Adobe has released 3 security bulletins to fix newly discovered flaws in their software. Qualys has released the following checks for these new vulnerabilities:

  • Adobe Flash Player and AIR Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB13-11)

    Severity
    Critical 4
    Qualys ID
    121051
    Vendor Reference
    APSB13-11
    CVE Reference
    CVE-2013-1378, CVE-2013-1379, CVE-2013-1380, CVE-2013-2555
    CVSS Scores
    Base 10 / Temporal 7.8
    Description
    Adobe Flash Player is a multimedia application for multiple platforms.

    Adobe Flash Player is exposed to the following vulnerabilities

    - An integer overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-2555).
    A memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-1378, CVE-2013-1380).
    A memory corruption vulnerability caused by Flash Player improperly initializing certain pointer arrays, which could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-1379).

    Affected Versions:
    Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.180 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
    Adobe AIR 3.6.0.6090 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh

    Consequence
    Successfully exploiting these vulnerabilities might allow a remote attacker to take control of the affected system.
    Solution
    The vendor has released updates to fix the vulnerabilities. Refer to Adobe advisory APSB13-11 for further details.

    Patches:
    The following are links for downloading patches to fix these vulnerabilities:
    APSB13-11 Adobe AIR
    APSB13-11 Adobe Flash Player

  • Adobe Security Hotfix for Coldfusion (APSB13-10)

    Severity
    Critical 4
    Qualys ID
    12666
    Vendor Reference
    APSB13-10
    CVE Reference
    CVE-2013-1387, CVE-2013-1388
    CVSS Scores
    Base 7.5 / Temporal 5.5
    Description
    Adobe ColdFusion is an application for developing Web sites.

    Adobe has released a security hotfix for ColdFusion to resolve the following vulnerabilities:

    A vulnerability in Coldfusion could be exploited to impersonate an authenticated user (CVE-2013-1387).

    A vulnerability in Coldfusion could be exploited by an unauthorized user to gain access to the ColdFusion administrator console (CVE-2013-1388).

    Affected Versions:
    ColdFusion 10, 9.0.2, 9.0.1 and 9.0 are affected.

    Consequence
    Exploitation could allow an attacker to gain access to the administrator console or impersonate an authenticated user.
    Solution
    The vendor has released patches for these issues. Please refer to ColdFusion Security hotfix APSB13-10 for the latest information.

    Patches:
    The following are links for downloading patches to fix these vulnerabilities:
    APSB13-10 Adobe Coldfusion

  • Adobe Shockwave Player Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB13-12)

    Severity
    Urgent 5
    Qualys ID
    121052
    Vendor Reference
    APSB13-12
    CVE Reference
    CVE-2013-1383, CVE-2013-1384, CVE-2013-1385, CVE-2013-1386
    CVSS Scores
    Base 10 / Temporal 7.4
    Description
    Adobe Shockwave Player is a multimedia player available for multiple platforms. It is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

    This update resolves the followiing issues:
    A buffer overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-1383).
    Memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-1384, CVE-2013-1386).
    A memory leakage vulnerability that could be exploited to reduce the effectiveness of address space randomization (CVE-2013-1385).

    Affected Versions:
    Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.0.112 and earlier versions on the Windows and Macintosh.

    Consequence
    Could allow an attacker to run malicious code on the affected system.
    Solution
    The vendor has released an update to resolve this issue. Adobe recommends Shockwave Player users install Shockwave Player version 12.0.2.122. The updated version is available for download at the Shockwave Player Download site.

    Refer to the vendor advisory APSB13-12 to obtain additional details about these vulnerabilities.

    Patches:
    The following are links for downloading patches to fix these vulnerabilities:
    APSB13-12 Adobe Shockwave Player

These new vulnerability checks are included in Qualys vulnerability signature 2.2.405-3. Each Qualys account is automatically updated with the latest vulnerability signatures as they become available. To view the vulnerability signature version in your account, from the Qualys Help menu, select the About tab.

Selective Scan Instructions Using Qualys

To perform a selective vulnerability scan, configure a scan profile to use the following options:

  1. Ensure access to TCP ports 135 and 139 are available.
  2. Enable Windows Authentication (specify Authentication Records).
  3. Enable the following Qualys IDs:
    • 121051
    • 12666
    • 121052
  4. If you would like the scan to return the Windows Hostname, also include QID 82044 and ensure access to UDP port 137 is available.
  5. If you would like to be notified if Qualys is unable to log on to a host (if Authentication fails), also include QID 105015.

In addition, prior to running a scan for these new vulnerabilities, you can estimate your exposure to these new threats by running the Risk Analysis Report, available from the Qualys Vulnerability Management Reports tab.

Technical Support

For more information, customers may contact Qualys Technical Support.

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