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Update to Dreamweaver and Contribute to address potential cross-site scripting vulnerabilities

Release date: January 16, 2008

Vulnerability identifier: APSB08-01

CVE number: CVE-2007-6244, CVE-2007-6637

Platform: All platforms

Affected software versions: Dreamweaver CS3, Dreamweaver 8, Contribute CS3, Contribute 4

Summary

Potential cross-site scripting vulnerabilities have been identified in code generated by the Insert Flash Video command in Dreamweaver and Contribute. Users who have used the Insert Flash Video command in Dreamweaver or Contribute are recommended to update their websites and product installations with the instructions provided below. This update addresses an issue previously described in Security Advisory APSA07-06.

Solution

Adobe recommends all Users who have used the Insert Flash Video command in Dreamweaver or Contribute are recommended to update their websites and product installations with the instructions provided in the following TechNote.

Severity rating

Adobe categorizes this as an important update and recommends affected users update their software installations.

Details

Input validation errors have been identified in code generated by Dreamweaver and Contribute which could lead to potential cross-site scripting attacks. Only customers who have used the Insert Flash Video command in Dreamweaver or Contribute may be vulnerable. The relevant files that require an update are FLVPlayer_Progressive.swf and FLVPlayer_Streaming.swf. For existing websites using the existing FLVPlayer_Progressive.swf or FLVPlayer_Streaming.swf component to embed FLV content, site administrators are encouraged to update their site assets with the updated component by following the instructions in the Technote. These vulnerabilities are remotely exploitable. Users who have used the Insert Flash Video command in Dreamweaver or Contribute are recommended to update their websites and product installations with the instructions provided above. This update addresses an issue previously described in Security Advisory APSA07-06.

Acknowledgments

Adobe would like to thank Rich Cannings of the Google Security Team for reporting this vulnerability and for working with us to help protect our customers' security.

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