FreeBSD : Flash Player -- multiple vulnerabilities (49cbe200-f92a-11e8-a89d-d43d7ef03aa6)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 119481

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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Adobe reports :

- This update resolves a use-after-free vulnerability that could lead to arbitrary code execution (CVE-2018-15982).

- This update resolves an insecure library loading vulnerability that could lead to privilege escalation (CVE-2018-15983).

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?feb5d52b

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 119481

File Name: freebsd_pkg_49cbe200f92a11e8a89dd43d7ef03aa6.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 12/7/2018

Updated: 4/5/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

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: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-flashplayer, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/6/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/5/2018

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

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