Flash Player For Mac <= Dereferenced Memory Pointer RCE (APSB14-26)

High Nessus Plugin ID 79443


The remote Mac OS X host has a browser plugin that is affected by remote code execution vulnerability.


According to its version, the installation of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote Mac OS X host is equal or prior to
It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to the processing of a dereferenced memory pointer.


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: 79443

File Name: macosx_flash_player_15_0_0_239.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2014/11/25

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: 2014/11/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/11/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8439

BID: 71289

OSVDB: 115035