Adobe Flash Player for Mac <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB17-23)

High Nessus Plugin ID 103125


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 :

- An unspecified memory corruption flaw exists that is caused by input not being properly validated. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by convincing a user to visit a website containing specially crafted Flash content, to to corrupt memory and potentially execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2017-11281, CVE-2017-11282)


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103125

File Name: macosx_flash_player_apsb17-28.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2017/09/12

Modified: 2017/11/13

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

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:X

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: 2017/09/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/09/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11281, CVE-2017-11282

BID: 100710, 100716

OSVDB: 165215, 165216