Flash Player <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB14-24)

High Nessus Plugin ID 79140


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


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

- Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-0576, CVE-2014-0581, CVE-2014-8440, CVE-2014-8441)

- Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities could result in arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-0573, CVE-2014-0588, CVE-2014-8438, CVE-2014-0574)

- Multiple type confusion vulnerabilities could result in arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-0577, CVE-2014-0584, CVE-2014-0585, CVE-2014-0586, CVE-2014-0590)

- Multiple heap-based buffer overflow vulnerabilities can be exploited to execute arbitrary code or elevate privileges. (CVE-2014-0583, CVE-2014-0582, CVE-2014-0589)

- A permission issue that allows a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges. (CVE-2014-8442)

- An information disclosure vulnerability can be exploited to disclose secret session tokens. (CVE-2014-8437)


Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version or later.

Alternatively, Adobe has made version available for those installations that cannot be upgraded to 15.x.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79140

File Name: flash_player_apsb14-24.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/11/12

Modified: 2017/05/16

Dependencies: 28211

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

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: 2014/11/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/11/11

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player UncompressViaZlibVariant Uninitialized Memory)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0573, CVE-2014-0574, CVE-2014-0576, CVE-2014-0577, CVE-2014-0581, CVE-2014-0582, CVE-2014-0583, CVE-2014-0584, CVE-2014-0585, CVE-2014-0586, CVE-2014-0588, CVE-2014-0589, CVE-2014-0590, CVE-2014-8437, CVE-2014-8438, CVE-2014-8440, CVE-2014-8441, CVE-2014-8442

BID: 71033, 71035, 71036, 71037, 71038, 71039, 71040, 71041, 71042, 71043, 71044, 71045, 71046, 71047, 71048, 71049, 71050, 71051

OSVDB: 114487, 114488, 114489, 114490, 114491, 114492, 114493, 114494, 114495, 114496, 114497, 114498, 114499, 114500, 114501, 114502, 114503, 114504