Flash Player for Mac <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB14-18)

High Nessus Plugin ID 77174


The remote Mac OS X host has a browser plugin that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its version, the instance of Flash Player installed on the remote Mac OS X 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 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: 77174

File Name: macosx_flash_player_14_0_0_176.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2014/08/12

Modified: 2017/06/06

Dependencies: 53914

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: MacOSX/Flash_Player/Version

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