Adobe Flash Player for Mac <= 27.0.0.187 (APSB17-42)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105176

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X 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: 105176

File Name: macosx_flash_player_apsb17-42.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2017/12/12

Modified: 2018/07/14

Dependencies: 53914

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

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: MacOSX/Flash_Player/Version

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