Adobe Flash Media Server < 3.0.5 / 3.5.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB09-18)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 43390


The remote media server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote host is running Adobe Flash Media Server, an application server for Flash-based applications.

The version running on the remote host is earlier than version 3.0.5 or 3.5.3. Such versions are potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A resource exhaustion vulnerability can lead to a denial of service. (CVE-2009-3791)

- A directory traversal vulnerability can lead to FMS loading arbitrary DLLs present on the server.


Upgrade to Flash Media Server 3.0.5 / 3.5.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 43390

File Name: adobe_fms_3_5_3.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2009/12/22

Modified: 2011/05/13

Dependencies: 50705

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_media_server

Required KB Items: rtmp/adobe_fms

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/12/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3791, CVE-2009-3792

BID: 37419, 37420

OSVDB: 61241, 61242

Secunia: 37891

CWE: 22