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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3873

The System.setClipboard method in ActionScript in Adobe Flash Player 9.0.124.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to populate the clipboard with a URL that is difficult to delete and does not require user interaction to populate the clipboard, as exploited in the wild in August 2008.
Publish Date : 2008-08-29 Last Update Date : 2009-09-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low/moderate 2008-08-29 2008-08-18
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-3873 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20083873 unix
ELSA-2008:0945: flash-plugin security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22730 unix
RHSA-2008:0945: flash-plugin security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080945 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3873

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Adobe Flash Player Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adobe Flash Player 1

- References For CVE-2008-3873

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:025
http://secunia.com/advisories/32448
SECUNIA 32448
http://secunia.com/advisories/32702
SECUNIA 32702
http://secunia.com/advisories/32759
SECUNIA 32759
http://secunia.com/advisories/33390
SECUNIA 33390
http://secunia.com/advisories/34226
SECUNIA 34226
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020724
SECTRACK 1020724
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-23.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200903-23
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-248586-1
SUNALERT 248586
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-440.htm CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-020.htm CONFIRM
http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&DocumentOID=834256&poid= CONFIRM
http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flashplayer/articles/fplayer10_security_changes.html CONFIRM
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-18.html CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2838
VUPEN ADV-2008-2838
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0945.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0945
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0980.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0980
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44584
XF adobe-flash-setclipboard-hijacking(44584)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31117
BID 31117 Adobe Flash Player Clipboard Security Weakness Release Date:2009-03-10
http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=1759
http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=1733
http://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2008/08/clipboard_attack.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3873

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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