Intrusion Prevention

Adobe.Shockwave.Player.IML32.Module.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates a possible attack against a memory-corruption vulnerability in Adobe Shockwave Player.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted ".dir" file. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Shockwave Player 11.5.7.609 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to Adobe Shockwave Player 11.5.8.612:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-20.html

CVE References

CVE-2010-2872