Adobe Flash CVE-2018-4937 – Arbitrary Code Execution

Authors:Google Security Research   Risk:High 

CVE:CVE-2018-4937                 0day:Arbitrary Code Execution

0day -id:0DAY-17600                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 swf file causes and out-of-bounds write in blur filtering.

This PoC crashes reliably in Firefox for Linux.


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