Flash Player < / Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB08-18 / APSB08-20 / APSB08-22)

high Nessus Plugin ID 34741


The remote Windows host contains a browser plugin that is affected by multiple issues.


According to its version number, an instance of Flash Player on the remote Windows host is or earlier. Such versions are potentially affected by several vulnerabilities :

- A potential port-scanning issue. (CVE-2007-4324)

- Possible privilege escalation attacks against web servers hosting Flash content and cross-domain policy files. (CVE-2007-6243)

- Potential Clipboard attacks. (CVE-2008-3873)

- FileReference upload and download APIs that don't require user interaction. (CVE-2008-4401)

- A 'Clickjacking' issue that could be abused by an attacker to lure a web browser user into unknowingly clicking on a link or dialog. (CVE-2008-4503)

- A potential cross-site scripting vulnerability. (CVE-2008-4818)

- A potential issue that could be leveraged in to conduct a DNS rebinding attack. (CVE-2008-4819)

- An information disclosure issue affecting only the ActiveX control. (CVE-2008-4820)

- An information disclosure issue involving interpretation of the 'jar:' protocol and affecting only the plugin for Mozilla browsers. (CVE-2008-4821)

- An issue with policy file interpretation could potentially lead to bypass of a non-root domain policy. (CVE-2008-4822)

- A potential HTML injection issue involving an ActionScript attribute. (CVE-2008-4823)

- Multiple input validation errors could potentially lead to execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-4824)


Upgrade to Flash Player version / or later.

See Also





Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34741

File Name: flash_player_apsb08-20.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/11/2008

Updated: 4/7/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: SMB/Flash_Player/installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/15/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4324, CVE-2007-6243, CVE-2008-3873, CVE-2008-4401, CVE-2008-4503, CVE-2008-4818, CVE-2008-4819, CVE-2008-4820, CVE-2008-4821, CVE-2008-4822, CVE-2008-4823, CVE-2008-4824

BID: 25260, 26966, 31117, 32129

CWE: 20, 79, 200, 264