Flash Player <= 15.0.0.223 Dereferenced Memory Pointer RCE (APSB14-26)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a browser plugin that is affected by a
remote code execution vulnerability.

Description :

According to its version, the installation of Adobe Flash Player
installed on the remote Windows host is equal or prior to 15.0.0.223.
It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability
due to the processing of a dereferenced memory pointer.

See also :

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-26.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?0cb17c10

Solution :

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version 15.0.0.239 or later.

Alternatively, Adobe has made version 13.0.0.258 available for those
installations that cannot be upgraded to 15.x.

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

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 79442 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71289

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8439

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