Adobe Flash Player for Mac <= 31.0.0.148 (APSB18-44)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 119093
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Synopsis

The remote macOS or Mac OSX host has a browser plugin installed that is affected by an arbitrary code execution vulnerability.

Description

The version of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is equal or prior to version 31.0.0.148.
It is therefore affected by an arbitrary code execution vulnerability.

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version 31.0.0.153 or later.

See Also

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

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 119093

File Name: macosx_flash_player_apsb18-44.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 11/21/2018

Updated: 11/1/2019

Dependencies: macosx_flash_player_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-15981

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: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Flash_Player/Version

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