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

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Synopsis :

The remote macOS or Mac OS X 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 macOS or Mac
OS X 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: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94335 ()

Bugtraq ID: 93861

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7855

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