Adobe Flash Player issue where iframe contents may be overwritten


Adobe Flash Player contains an issue where the same-origin policy may be bypassed leading to iframe contents being overwritten.

Tokuji Akamine reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

Base Metrics: 5.8 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics: 5.4 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: None
  • User Interaction: Required
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: Low
  • Integrity Impact: Low
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

  • Google Chrome
Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Adobe AIR Desktop Runtime before (Windows/Macintosh)
  • Adobe AIR SDK before (Windows/Macintosh/Android/iOS)
  • Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before (Windows/Macintosh/Android/iOS)
  • Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime before (Windows/Macintosh)
  • Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release before (Windows/Macintosh)
  • Adobe Flash Player before (Linux)
  • Adobe Flash Player before (Chrome on Windows/Macintosh/Linux/ChromeOS)
  • Adobe Flash Player before (Internet Explorer 10/11 on Windows 8.0 and 8.1)
  • Adobe Flash Player before (Microsoft Edge/Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10)
Microsoft Corporation
  • Microsoft Edge (Windows 10)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 (Windows 8/Windows Server 2012/Windows RT)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 (Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2/Windows RT 8.1)


Processing specially crafted Flash content may lead to iframe contents being overwritten.

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This issue was addressed in the update released on October 13, 2015.
Vendor Information

Google Adobe Systems, Inc. Microsoft Corporation FUJITSU
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-Other) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2015-7628

  1. JVN : JVN#22533124
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2015-7628
  3. IPA SECURITY ALERTS : Security Alert for Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player (APSB15-25)(CVE-2015-7628 and others) (in Japanese)
  4. JPCERT REPORT : JPCERT-AT-2015-0036
  5. @Police : For Adobe Flash Player security fix (2015/10/14) (in Japanese)
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