Flash Player for Mac < 10.3.181.26 Remote Memory Corruption (APSB11-18)
High Nessus Plugin ID 55141
SynopsisThe remote Mac OS X host has a browser plugin that is affected by a remote memory corruption vulnerability.
DescriptionAccording to its version, the instance of Flash Player installed on the remote Mac OS X host is earlier than 10.3.181.26. This version of Flash Player has a critical vulnerability. By tricking a user on the affected system into opening a specially crafted document with Flash content, an attacker could leverage the vulnerability to execute arbitrary code remotely on the system subject to the user's privileges.
This issue is reportedly being exploited in the wild in targeted attacks as of June 2011.
SolutionUpgrade to Adobe Flash for Mac version 10.3.181.26 or later.