KB4471331: Security update for Adobe Flash Player (December 2018)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 119463


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


The remote Windows host is missing security update KB4471331. 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)


Microsoft has released KB4471331 to address this issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 119463

File Name: smb_nt_ms18_nov_4471331.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2018/12/06

Updated: 2019/05/21

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-15982

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/05

Exploitable With


Reference Information

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

BID: 105909

MSKB: 4471331

MSFT: MS18-4471331