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

High Nessus Plugin ID 119463

Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

Microsoft has released KB4471331 to address this issue.

See Also

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?eac06564

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119463

File Name: smb_nt_ms18_nov_4471331.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2018/12/06

Modified: 2018/12/06

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

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

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/05

Reference Information

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

BID: 105909

MSKB: 4471331

MSFT: MS18-4471331