Flash Player <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB14-24)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a browser plugin that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

According to its version, the installation of Adobe Flash Player
installed on the remote Windows host is equal or prior to
It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities allow an
attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-0576,
CVE-2014-0581, CVE-2014-8440, CVE-2014-8441)

- Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities could result in
arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-0573, CVE-2014-0588,
CVE-2014-8438, CVE-2014-0574)

- Multiple type confusion vulnerabilities could result in
arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-0577, CVE-2014-0584,
CVE-2014-0585, CVE-2014-0586, CVE-2014-0590)

- Multiple heap-based buffer overflow vulnerabilities can
be exploited to execute arbitrary code or elevate
privileges. (CVE-2014-0583, CVE-2014-0582,

- A permission issue that allows a remote attacker to gain
elevated privileges. (CVE-2014-8442)

- An information disclosure vulnerability can be exploited
to disclose secret session tokens. (CVE-2014-8437)

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version or later.

Alternatively, Adobe has made version available for those
installations that cannot be upgraded to 15.x.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true