MS16-154: Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3209498)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing KB3209498. It is, therefore,
affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Multiple use-after-free errors exist that allow an
unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2016-7872, CVE-2016-7877, CVE-2016-7878,
CVE-2016-7879, CVE-2016-7880, CVE-2016-7881,
CVE-2016-7892)

- Multiple buffer overflow conditions exist that allow an
unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2016-7867, CVE-2016-7868, CVE-2016-7869,
CVE-2016-7870)

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist that allow an
unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2016-7871, CVE-2016-7873, CVE-2016-7874,
CVE-2016-7875, CVE-2016-7876)

- An unspecified security bypass vulnerability exists.
(CVE-2016-7890)

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-154
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-39.html

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1,
2012 R2, 10, and 2016.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

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