This module exploits a Use-After-Free vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. The method ByteArray::clear does not notify the suscriber when frees the memory assigned to a ByteArray object leaving a dangling pointer that can be later dereferenced. This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable machines by enticing unsuspecting users to visit a website serving a specially crafted SWF Flash file. This vulnerability was found exploited in the wild in February 2015.
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