FreeBSD : Flash Player -- arbitrary code execution (8f128c72-ecf9-11e8-aa00-6451062f0f7a)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 119057

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Synopsis

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

Description

Adobe reports :

- This update resolves a type confusion vulnerability that could lead to arbitrary code execution (CVE-2018-15981).

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-44.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?8e766acd

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 119057

File Name: freebsd_pkg_8f128c72ecf911e8aa006451062f0f7a.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 11/21/2018

Updated: 4/8/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/20/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/20/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15981