MS KB2961887: Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer

High Nessus Plugin ID 73742


The remote host has an ActiveX control installed that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The remote host is missing KB2961887. It is, therefore, affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability due to improper user input validation in the Pixel Bender component. An attacker could cause a buffer overflow with a specially crafted SWF file, resulting in arbitrary code execution.


Install Microsoft KB2961887.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73742

File Name: smb_kb2961887.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/04/28

Modified: 2017/08/30

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/04/28

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player Shader Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0515

BID: 67092

OSVDB: 106347

MSKB: 2961887