Adobe Flash Player for Mac <= (APSB18-42)

High Nessus Plugin ID 119424


The remote macOS or Mac OSX host has a browser plugin installed that is
affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote macOS or Mac
OS X host is equal or prior to version
It is therefore affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An unspecified use-after-free error exists that allows
remote code execution. (CVE-2018-15982)

- An unspecified insecure library loading error exists
that allows privilege escalation. (CVE-2018-15983)


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119424

File Name: macosx_flash_player_apsb18-42.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2018/12/06

Modified: 2019/02/14

Dependencies: 53914

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-15982

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15982, CVE-2018-15983