MS KB2982794: Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer

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Synopsis :

The remote host has an ActiveX control installed that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is missing KB2982794. It is, therefore, affected by
the following vulnerabilities :

- A use-after-free error exits that allows code
execution. (CVE-2014-0538)

- An unspecified security bypass error exists.
(CVE-2014-0541)

- Multiple errors exist related to memory leaks that can
be used to bypass memory address randomization.
(CVE-2014-0540, CVE-2014-0542, CVE-2014-0543,
CVE-2014-0544, CVE-2014-0545)

See also :

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-18.html
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/2755801
https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2982794

Solution :

Install Microsoft KB2982794.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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