RHEL 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2018:3795)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 119489
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

An update for flash-plugin is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash Player web browser plug-in.

This update upgrades Flash Player to version 32.0.0.101.

Security Fix(es) :

* flash-plugin: Arbitrary Code Execution vulnerability (APSB18-42) (CVE-2018-15982)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

See Also

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

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3795

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-15982

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 119489

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-3795.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/7/2018

Updated: 10/24/2019

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:flash-plugin, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/6/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/18/2019

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15982

RHSA: 2018:3795