Flash Player <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB14-18)

High Nessus Plugin ID 77172


The remote Windows host has a browser plugin that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its version, the instance of Flash Player installed on the remote Windows host is equal or prior to It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A use-after-free error exists 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)


Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version (Internet Explorer), (Firefox / Netscape / Opera), or (Chrome) or later.

Alternatively, Adobe has made version available for those installations that cannot be upgraded to 14.x.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 77172

File Name: flash_player_apsb14-18.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/08/12

Modified: 2017/05/16

Dependencies: 28211

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:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: SMB/Flash_Player/installed

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, CVE-2014-5333

BID: 69190, 69191, 69192, 69194, 69195, 69196, 69197, 69320