Adobe Flash Player <= 31.0.0.153 (APSB18-42)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 119462

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: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 12/6/2018

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7

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 Score Source: CVE-2018-15982

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: SMB/Flash_Player/installed

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