Flash Player for Mac <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB11-26)

High Nessus Plugin ID 56258


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. It is therefore reportedly affected by several critical vulnerabilities :

- Multiple AVM stack overflow vulnerabilities could lead to code execution. (CVE-2011-2426, CVE-2011-2427)

- A logic error issue could lead to code execution or a browser crash. (CVE-2011-2428)

- A Flash Player security control bypass vulnerability could lead to information disclosure. (CVE-2011-2429)

- A streaming media logic error vulnerability could lead to code execution. (CVE-2011-2430)

- A universal cross-site scripting vulnerability could be abused to take actions on a user's behalf on any website if the user is tricked into visiting a malicious website. Note that this issue is reportedly being actively exploited in targeted attacks. (CVE-2011-2444)


Upgrade to Adobe Flash for Mac version or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56258

File Name: macosx_flash_player_10_3_183_10.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2011/09/22

Updated: 2018/07/14

Dependencies: 53914

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Flash_Player/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/09/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/09/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2426, CVE-2011-2427, CVE-2011-2428, CVE-2011-2429, CVE-2011-2430, CVE-2011-2444

BID: 49710, 49714, 49715, 49716, 49717, 49718