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10 Most Vulnerable Software Apps of 2009

Adobe Flash Player

Does not properly remove references to destroyed objects during Shockwave Flash file processing, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted file, related to a “buffer overflow issue.” Allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors, related to a “privilege escalation vulnerability.” Allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, related to a “null pointer vulnerability.”