KB4056887: Security update for Adobe Flash Player (January 2018)

High Nessus Plugin ID 105693


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


The remote Windows host is missing security update KB4056887. It is, therefore, affected by a an out-of-bounds read vulnerability.


Microsoft has released KB4056887 to address this issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105693

File Name: smb_nt_ms18_jan_4056887.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2018/01/09

Updated: 2018/08/03

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-4871

BID: 102465

MSKB: 4056887

MSFT: MS17-4056887