GLSA-201710-22 : Adobe Flash Player: Remote execution of arbitrary code

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 104065

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201710-22 (Adobe Flash Player: Remote execution of arbitrary code)

A critical type confusion vulnerability was discovered in Adobe Flash Player.
Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-plugins/adobe-flash-27.0.0.170'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-22

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 104065

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201710-22.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Published: 2017/10/23

Updated: 2019/04/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:adobe-flash, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11292

GLSA: 201710-22