Corrupted Flash security code ?

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by StevieO, Apr 14, 2006.

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  1. StevieO

    StevieO Registered Member

    Feb 2, 2006
    I saw a post in a thread a few days ago regarding Flash exploits/vulnerabilities etc, but i can't remember where i saw it ! Anyway i found this which is relevent, and i would have posted in there if i could have found it. So here it is instead.


    "Almost every browser has plug-ins to handle Adobe's Flash format, and the security researcher said he wonders about the code's security.

    "These are plug-ins that are installed by default, and no one has really taken a look at a corrupted Flash generator," he said.

    Soon, that may not be true."

  2. crackman

    crackman Registered Member

    Jul 6, 2005
    Southern California
    Flash IS corrupted


    Macromedia's Flash has received some scrutiny lately. Secunia documents a problem, originally reported by Microsoft, at:

    Unfortunately, Macromedia (now a part of Adobe) is far from having its act together on this one. Their response, in the recently-released Version, was to "hack" the Registry permissions for the Flash control, breaking Flash's operation for Limited Users. Isn't it ironic that security-conscious people get locked out of Flash when updating to a supposedly more secure version? One may follow this soap opera at:

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