Adobe Flash Player <= 31.0.0.153 (APSB18-42)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 119462
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VPR Score: 9.6

Synopsis

The remote Windows host has a browser plugin installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote Windows 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: 119462

File Name: flash_player_apsb18-42.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 12/6/2018

Updated: 4/5/2019

Dependencies: flash_player_installed.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 9.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-15982

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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: SMB/Flash_Player/installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/5/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/5/2018

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

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