Adobe Flash Player <= Use-after-free Remote Code Execution (APSA18-01) (APSB18-03)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106606


The remote Windows host has a browser plugin installed that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote Windows host is equal or prior to version It is, therefore, affected by a use-after-free vulnerability that allows arbitrary code execution.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106606

File Name: flash_player_apsa18-01.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2018/02/05

Modified: 2018/03/16

Dependencies: 28211

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.1

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:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: SMB/Flash_Player/installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/02/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-4877, CVE-2018-4878

BID: 102893, 102930

OSVDB: 173919, 174144