Flash Player <= / Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities (APSB12-07)

High Nessus Plugin ID 58538


The remote Windows host has a browser plugin that is affected by multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities.


According to its version, the instance of Flash Player installed on the remote Windows host is 10.x equal to or earlier than or 11.x equal to or earlier than It is, therefore, reportedly affected by several critical memory corruption vulnerabilities :

- Memory corruption vulnerabilities related to URL security domain checking. (CVE-2012-0772)

- A flaw in the NetStream Class that could lead to remote code execution. (CVE-2012-0773)

- Two Flash Player memory corruption vulnerabilities related to the Google Chrome interface. (CVE-2012-0724, CVE-2012-0725)

By tricking a victim into visiting a specially crafted page, an attacker may be able to utilize these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code subject to the users' privileges.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58538

File Name: flash_player_apsb12-07.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/03/30

Modified: 2016/05/05

Dependencies: 28211

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: SMB/Flash_Player/installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/03/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/03/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0772, CVE-2012-0773, CVE-2012-0724, CVE-2012-0725

BID: 52748, 52914, 52916

OSVDB: 80706, 80707, 81244, 81245