MS KB2982794: Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer

High Nessus Plugin ID 77170


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


The remote host is missing KB2982794. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A use-after-free error exits that allows code execution. (CVE-2014-0538)

- An unspecified security bypass error exists.

- Multiple errors exist related to memory leaks that can be used to bypass memory address randomization.
(CVE-2014-0540, CVE-2014-0542, CVE-2014-0543, CVE-2014-0544, CVE-2014-0545)


Install Microsoft KB2982794.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 77170

File Name: smb_kb2982794.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/08/12

Modified: 2017/08/30

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/08/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/08/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0538, CVE-2014-0540, CVE-2014-0541, CVE-2014-0542, CVE-2014-0543, CVE-2014-0544, CVE-2014-0545

BID: 69190, 69191, 69192, 69194, 69195, 69196, 69197

MSKB: 2982794