MS KB2942844: Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer

High Nessus Plugin ID 73418

Synopsis

The remote host has an ActiveX control installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote host is missing KB2942844. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A use-after-free error exists that could lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-0506)

- A buffer overflow error exists that could lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-0507)

- An unspecified error exists that could allow a security bypass leading to information disclosure.
(CVE-2014-0508)

- An unspecified error exists that could allow cross- site scripting attacks. (CVE-2014-0509)

Solution

Install Microsoft KB2942844.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-09.html

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityAdvisories/2016/2755801

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2942844/microsoft-security-advisory-update-for-vulnerabilities-in-adobe-flash

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73418

File Name: smb_kb2942844.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/04/08

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855

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:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, SMB/WindowsVersion

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/03/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0506, CVE-2014-0507, CVE-2014-0508, CVE-2014-0509

BID: 66208, 66699, 66701, 66703

MSKB: 2942844

CWE: 20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990