Flash Player For Mac <= 16.0.0.257 Information Disclosure (APSB15-02)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mac OS X host has a browser plugin that is affected by an
information disclosure vulnerability.

Description :

According to its version, the installation of Adobe Flash Player
installed on the remote Mac OS X host is equal or prior to 16.0.0.257.
It is, therefore, affected by a memory leak that can allow bypassing
of memory randomization mitigations, aiding in further attacks.

See also :

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-02.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?0cb17c10
http://www.nessus.org/u?cdc6d908

Solution :

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version 16.0.0.287 or later.

Alternatively, Adobe has made version 13.0.0.262 available for those
installations that cannot be upgraded to 16.x.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80947 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72261

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0310

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