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Multiple serious vulnerabilities were found in Adobe Flash Player. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code, gain privileges.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities:

  1. An use-after-free vulnerability can be exploited remotely via specially crafted file to execute arbitrary code;
  2. A DLL hijacking vulnerability can be exploited locally to gain privileges,

Technical details

To update Adobe Flash Player ActiveX (detected as Flash.ocx) on Windows 8 and higher, use the solution from KLA11381

Original advisories


Public exploits exist for this vulnerability.

Malware exists for this vulnerability. Usually such malware is classified as Exploit. More details.

Related products

CVE list

  • CVE-2018-15982
  • CVE-2018-15983

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