Adobe Flash Player <= 27.0.0.187 (APSB17-42)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105175

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote Windows host is equal or prior to version 27.0.0.187. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability which may allow an attacker to reset the global settings preference file.

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version 28.0.0.126 or later.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-42.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?0cb17c10

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105175

File Name: flash_player_apsb17-42.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2017/12/12

Updated: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 28211

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: SMB/Flash_Player/installed

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/12/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11305

BID: 102139