Flash Player for Mac <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB11-21)

High Nessus Plugin ID 55804


The remote Mac OS X host has a browser plugin that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its version, the instance of Flash Player installed on the remote Mac OS X host is or earlier. As such, it is reportedly affected by several critical vulnerabilities :

- Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities could lead to code execution. (CVE-2011-2130, CVE-2011-2134, CVE-2011-2137, CVE-2011-2414, CVE-2011-2415)

- Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities could lead to code execution. (CVE-2011-2135, CVE-2011-2140, CVE-2011-2417, CVE-2011-2424, CVE-2011-2425)

- Multiple integer overflow vulnerabilities could lead to code execution. (CVE-2011-2136, CVE-2011-2138, CVE-2011-2416)

- A cross-site information disclosure vulnerability exists that could lead to code execution. (CVE-2011-2139)

By tricking a user on the affected system into opening a specially crafted document with Flash content, an attacker could leverage these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code remotely on the system subject to the user's privileges.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55804

File Name: macosx_flash_player_10_3_183_5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2011/08/10

Modified: 2016/05/20

Dependencies: 53914

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:ND/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Flash_Player/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/08/09

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player MP4 SequenceParameterSetNALUnit Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2130, CVE-2011-2134, CVE-2011-2135, CVE-2011-2136, CVE-2011-2137, CVE-2011-2138, CVE-2011-2139, CVE-2011-2140, CVE-2011-2414, CVE-2011-2415, CVE-2011-2416, CVE-2011-2417, CVE-2011-2424, CVE-2011-2425

BID: 49073, 49074, 49075, 49076, 49077, 49079, 49080, 49081, 49082, 49083, 49084, 49085, 49086, 49186

OSVDB: 74432, 74433, 74434, 74435, 74436, 74437, 74438, 74439, 74440, 74441, 74442, 74443, 74444, 75201