GLSA-201804-11 : Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 109007

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201804-11 (Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, disclose sensitive information or bypass security restrictions.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Adobe Flash users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-plugins/adobe-flash-29.0.0.140'

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-08.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201804-11

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109007

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201804-11.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 4/12/2018

Updated: 11/21/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:gentoo:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:gentoo:linux:adobe-flash:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/11/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/19/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-4932, CVE-2018-4933, CVE-2018-4934, CVE-2018-4935, CVE-2018-4936, CVE-2018-4937

GLSA: 201804-11