MS KB3001237: Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer

critical Nessus Plugin ID 78444
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is missing KB3001237. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Multiple memory corruption issues due to improperly sanitized user-supplied input allow arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-0564, CVE-2014-0558)

- An integer overflow issue due to improperly sanitized user-supplied input that allows arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-0569)

- An arbitrary code execution vulnerability due to the handling of a dereferenced memory pointer.
(CVE-2014-8439)

Solution

Install Microsoft KB3001237.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-22.html

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityAdvisories/2016/2755801

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3001237/microsoft-security-advisory-update-for-vulnerabilities-in-adobe-flash

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 78444

File Name: smb_kb3001237.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/15/2014

Updated: 11/25/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-8439

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 10/14/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/14/2014

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player casi32 Integer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0558, CVE-2014-0564, CVE-2014-0569, CVE-2014-8439

BID: 70437, 70441, 70442, 71289

MSKB: 3001237