CVE-2016-4242

critical
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Description

Adobe Flash Player before 18.0.0.366 and 19.x through 22.x before 22.0.0.209 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.632 on Linux allows attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-4172, CVE-2016-4175, CVE-2016-4179, CVE-2016-4180, CVE-2016-4181, CVE-2016-4182, CVE-2016-4183, CVE-2016-4184, CVE-2016-4185, CVE-2016-4186, CVE-2016-4187, CVE-2016-4188, CVE-2016-4189, CVE-2016-4190, CVE-2016-4217, CVE-2016-4218, CVE-2016-4219, CVE-2016-4220, CVE-2016-4221, CVE-2016-4233, CVE-2016-4234, CVE-2016-4235, CVE-2016-4236, CVE-2016-4237, CVE-2016-4238, CVE-2016-4239, CVE-2016-4240, CVE-2016-4241, CVE-2016-4243, CVE-2016-4244, CVE-2016-4245, and CVE-2016-4246.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00016.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00017.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91725

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036280

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1423

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-25.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-03

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-07-13

Updated: 2018-01-05

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL

Tenable Plugins

View all (9 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
9411Flash Player < 11.2.202.626 / 18.0.0.366 / 22.0.0.209 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
critical
92343FreeBSD : flash -- multiple vulnerabilities (a522d6ac-4aed-11e6-97ea-002590263bf5)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical
92309openSUSE Security Update : flash-player (openSUSE-2016-870)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
92044RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2016:1423)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
92043openSUSE Security Update : flash-player (openSUSE-2016-866)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
92042GLSA-201607-03 : Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
92024MS16-093: Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3174060)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
critical
92013Adobe Flash Player for Mac <= 22.0.0.192 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-25)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
92012Adobe Flash Player <= 22.0.0.192 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-25)NessusWindows
critical