Flash Player Memory Corruption in TextField Object Handling

XLAB ID: XLAB-15-009     

CVE ID: CVE-2015-4429     

Patch Status: Fixed

Vulnerability Details:
The specific flaw exists within the usage of TextField objects. By maniuplating TextField’s properties attacker can force memory corruption occuring in flash player. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.

Disclosure Timeline:

2015/05/27 Provide vulnerability detail to Adobe via psirt@adobe.com
2015/05/28 Adobe responded that they had opened case PSIRT-3670 for the issuse
2015/07/03 Adobe responded that they had assigned CVE-2015-4429 to the issue

This vulnerability was discovered by:   Kai Kang