Adobe Flash Player for Mac <= 31.0.0.153 (APSB18-42)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 119424

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is equal or prior to version 31.0.0.153.
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)

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version 32.0.0.101 or later.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-42.html

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 119424

File Name: macosx_flash_player_apsb18-42.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 12/6/2018

Updated: 2/22/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-15982

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Flash_Player/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/5/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/5/2018

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 8/15/2022

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

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