MS KB3018943: Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer

High Nessus Plugin ID 79444


The remote Windows host has a browser plugin that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The remote host is missing KB3018943. It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player due to the processing of a dereferenced memory pointer.


Install Microsoft KB3018943.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79444

File Name: smb_kb3018943.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/11/25

Modified: 2017/08/30

Dependencies: 13855

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:/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: 2014/11/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/11/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8439

BID: 71289

OSVDB: 115035

MSKB: 3018943