Adobe Flash Player for Mac <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB17-15)

High Nessus Plugin ID 100053


The remote macOS or Mac OS X host has a browser plugin installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


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 multiple vulnerabilities :

- A use-after-free error exists that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-3071)

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist that allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-3068, CVE-2017-3069, CVE-2017-3070, CVE-2017-3072, CVE-2017-3073, CVE-2017-3074)


Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version or later.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100053

File Name: macosx_flash_player_apsb17-15.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2017/05/09

Modified: 2017/08/15

Dependencies: 53914

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Flash_Player/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/05/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3068, CVE-2017-3069, CVE-2017-3070, CVE-2017-3071, CVE-2017-3072, CVE-2017-3073, CVE-2017-3074

BID: 98347, 98349, 98349, 98349, 98349, 98349, 98349

OSVDB: 157209, 157210, 157211, 157212, 157213, 157214, 157215