According to the security advisory published by Adobe for Flash Player, the new version 18.104.22.168 patches three critical vulnerabilities, including a remote code execution flaw tracked as CVE-2017-3099 that can be exploited by attackers to take full control of affected systems.
Adobe also the following important vulnerabilities:
Adobe credited Jihui Lu of Tencent KeenLab for finding the CVE-2017-3099 and the researchers “bo13oy” from Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative for the CVE-2017-3100 flaw.
Adobe also patched three flaws in the Connect web conferencing software, the flaw affects the user interface and can be exploited for clickjacking attacks (CVE-2017-3101) and reflected and stored XSS attacks (CVE-2017-3102, CVE-2017-3103).
“Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Connect for Windows. This update resolves two input validation vulnerabilities (CVE-2017-3102, CVE-2017-3103) that could be used in reflected and stored cross-site scripting attacks, respectively. This update also includes a mitigation to protect users from UI redressing (or clickjacking) attacks (CVE-2017-3101).” reads the security advisory issued by Adobe.
Adobe credited Anas Roubi, Adam Willard of Raytheon Foreground Security, and Alexis Laborier for finding the issues, the company issued the release version 9.6.2 that fixed the problems.
Adobe declared that it is not aware of any attacks exploiting these vulnerabilities, but highlighted that details of the CVE-2017-3080 Flash Player flaw were publicly disclosed on July 3.
(Security Affairs – Adobe, hacking)