FreeBSD : linux-flashplugin -- XSS vulnerability (57573136-920e-11e0-bdc9-001b2134ef46)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55009


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team reports :

An important vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Android. This universal cross-site scripting vulnerability (CVE-2011-2107) could be used to take actions on a user's behalf on any website or webmail provider, if the user visits a malicious website. There are reports that this vulnerability is being exploited in the wild in active targeted attacks designed to trick the user into clicking on a malicious link delivered in an email message.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55009

File Name: freebsd_pkg_57573136920e11e0bdc9001b2134ef46.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/06/09

Modified: 2016/06/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-f10-flashplugin, 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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/06/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/05/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2107