Adobe Flash Player <= Arbitrary Code Execution (APSB16-36)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote Windows host
is equal or prior to version It is, therefore, affected by
an arbitrary code execution vulnerability due to a use-after-free
error. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by
convincing a user to visit a website containing specially crafted
Flash content, to dereference already freed memory, resulting in the
execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 94334 ()

Bugtraq ID: 93861

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7855

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