FreeBSD : Flash Player -- information disclosure (f9d73a20-b5f0-11e8-b1da-6451062f0f7a)

high Nessus Plugin ID 117444

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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Adobe reports :

- This update resolves a privilege escalation vulnerability that could lead to information disclosure (CVE-2018-15967).

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-31.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?4e442c97

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117444

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f9d73a20b5f011e8b1da6451062f0f7a.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 9/12/2018

Updated: 11/26/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-flashplayer, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 9/11/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/11/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15967