Release date: October 7, 2008
Vulnerability identifier: APSA08-08
Platform: All Platforms
Adobe is aware of recently published reports of a ???Clickjacking??? issue in multiple web browsers that could allow an attacker to lure a web browser user into unknowingly clicking on a link or dialog. It has been determined that this potential ???Clickjacking??? issue affects Adobe Flash Player. Adobe recommends customers updgrade to the newest version 10.0.12.36. More information can be found in Security Bulletin APSB08-18.
For Flash Player 9 customers who cannot upgrade to Flash Player 10, Adobe is working to address this issue in an upcoming update to Flash Player 9, scheduled for early November.
Affected Software: Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.52 and earlier
Adobe recommends all users of Adobe Flash Player 184.108.40.206 and earlier versions upgrade to the newest version 10.0.12.36 by downloading it from the Player Download Center, or by using the auto-update mechanism within the product when prompted. More information can be found in Security Bulletin APSB08-18. Adobe will be providing an update to Flash Player 9 for customers who cannot upgrade to Flash Player 10 by early November. In the meantime, Adobe advises Flash Player 9 customers and IT Administrators to apply the workaround described below.
To prevent this potential issue, customers can change their Flash Player settings as follows:
IT Administrators can change the AVHardwareDisable value in client mms.cfg files from 0 to 1 to disable client Flash Player camera and microphone interactions. For more information on the mms.cfg file and AVHardwareDisable, please refer to page 57 of the Adobe Flash Player Administration Guide: http://www.adobe.com/devnet-archive/flashplayer/articles/flash_player_admin_guide/flash_player_admin_guide.pdf#page=57.
Adobe categorizes this as a critical issue.
Adobe would like to thank Robert Hansen of SecTheory and Jeremiah Grossman of WhiteHat Security, Eduardo Vela, Matthew Mastracci of DotSpots, and Liu Die Yu of TopsecTianRongXin for reporting this vulnerability and for working with us to help protect our customers' security.
October 15, 2008 ??? Advisory updated with information on Security Bulletin APSB08-18
October 7, 2008 ??? Advisory first created