KB4020821: Security update for Adobe Flash Player (May 2017)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 100062

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Windows host is missing security update KB4020821. 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)

Solution

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

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-15.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?193299df

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 100062

File Name: smb_nt_ms17_may_4020821.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2017/05/09

Updated: 2019/11/13

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-3074

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

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

MSKB: 4020821

MSFT: MS17-4020821