Shockwave Player < Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB09-11)

high Nessus Plugin ID 40421


The remote Windows host contains an Internet Explorer plugin which uses a vulnerable version of the Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL).


The remote Windows host contains a version of Adobe's Shockwave Player that is earlier than Such versions were compiled against a version of Microsoft's Active Template Library (ATL) that contained a vulnerability. If an attacker can trick a user of the affected software into opening such a file, this issue could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of that user.


Uninstall the Internet Explorer version of Shockwave Player version and earlier, restart the system, and then install version or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40421

File Name: shockwave_player_apsb09_11.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 7/29/2009

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

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:shockwave_player

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/29/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/28/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0901, CVE-2009-2493, CVE-2009-2495

BID: 35845

CWE: 200, 264, 94