FreeBSD : linux-flashplugin -- arbitrary code execution vulnerability (83421018-b3ef-11da-a32d-000c6ec775d9)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21459


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


Adobe reports :

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Flash Player that could allow an attacker who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities to take control of the affected system. A malicious SWF must be loaded in Flash Player by the user for an attacker to exploit these vulnerabilities.

Flash Player 8 update (, and Flash Player 7 update ( address security vulnerabilities in previous versions of Flash Player, which could lead to the potential execution of arbitrary code. These vulnerabilities could be accessed through content delivered from a remote location via the users web browser, email client, or other applications that include or reference the Flash Player.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21459

File Name: freebsd_pkg_83421018b3ef11daa32d000c6ec775d9.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-flashplugin, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/03/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/03/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0024