Adobe Flash Player <= 28.0.0.137 Use-after-free Remote Code Execution (APSA18-01) (APSB18-03)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 106606

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote Windows host is equal or prior to version 28.0.0.137. It is, therefore, affected by a use-after-free vulnerability that allows arbitrary code execution.

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version 28.0.0.161 or later.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsa18-01.html

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-03.html

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106606

File Name: flash_player_apsa18-01.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/5/2018

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-4877

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

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

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: 2/1/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/1/2018

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 5/3/2022

Reference Information

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

BID: 102893, 102930