GLSA-201405-04 : Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 73860


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201405-04 (Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted SWF file using Adobe Flash Player, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to bypass the Same Origin Policy or read the clipboard via unspecified vectors.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-plugins/adobe-flash-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 73860

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201405-04.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/05/05

Modified: 2016/05/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:adobe-flash, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/05/03

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player Shader Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0498, CVE-2014-0499, CVE-2014-0502, CVE-2014-0503, CVE-2014-0504, CVE-2014-0506, CVE-2014-0507, CVE-2014-0508, CVE-2014-0509, CVE-2014-0515

BID: 65702, 65703, 65704, 66122, 66127, 66208, 66699, 66701, 66703, 67092

OSVDB: 103518, 106347

GLSA: 201405-04