CVE-2018-4878

CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Feb 6, 2018
Updated: Apr 18, 2022
CWE ID 416

Summary

CVE-2018-4878 is a use-after-free vulnerability found in Adobe Flash Player before version 28.0.0.161, which affects various products including Qtqamp, Qtqamo, and Qtqamr. The vulnerability is due to a dangling pointer in the Primetime SDK related to media player handling of listener objects. Exploiting this vulnerability can allow for arbitrary code execution. It was actively exploited in January and February 2018. Organizations should remediate this vulnerability by updating their Adobe Flash Player to version 28.0.0.161 or later to mitigate the potential danger it poses, as it has a base severity rating of CRITICAL with a CVSS score of 9.8 out of 10 and high impact on integrity and confidentiality.

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