Adobe Flash Player Unsupported Version Detection

critical Nessus Plugin ID 59196


The remote host contains an unsupported version of Adobe Flash Player.


There is at least one unsupported version of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote Windows host.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities.


Upgrade to a version of Adobe Flash Player that is currently supported. Alternatively, remove the unsupported versions.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 59196

File Name: flash_player_unsupported.nasl

Version: 1.23

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/18/2012

Updated: 1/8/2021

Dependencies: flash_player_installed.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Tenable score for unsupported products

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: SMB/Flash_Player/installed

Reference Information

IAVA: 0001-A-0509