Adobe Flash CVE-2018-4936 – Arbitrary Code Execution

Authors:Google Security Research   Risk:High 

CVE:CVE-2018-4936                 0day:Arbitrary Code Execution

0day -id:0DAY-17598                 Date:2018-04-25


Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From APSB18-08:

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS. These updates addresscriticalvulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.


The attached fuzzed swf file causes heap overflow when playing a sound.

This PoC crashes a little bit unreliably, it is the most reliable in the standalone Flash player and Microsoft Edge.



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