Flash Player for Mac <= / Object Confusion Vulnerability (APSB12-09)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mac OS X host has a browser plugin that is affected by a
code execution vulnerability.

Description :

According to its version, the instance of Flash Player installed on
the remote Mac OS X host is 10.x equal to or earlier than
or 11.x equal to or earlier than It is, therefore,
reportedly affected by an object confusion vulnerability that could
allow an attacker to crash the application or potentially take control
of the target system.

By tricking a victim into visiting a specially crafted page, an
attacker may be able to utilize this vulnerability to execute
arbitrary code subject to the users' privileges.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version / or

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58995 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53395

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0779

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