Flash Player <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB14-27)

High Nessus Plugin ID 79835


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 :

- A security bypass vulnerability that allows an attacker to bypass the same-origin policy. (CVE-2014-0580)

- Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities that allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-0587, CVE-2014-9164)

- A use-after-free vulnerability that can result in arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-8443)

- An unspecified information disclosure vulnerability.

- A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability that can be exploited to execute arbitrary code or elevate privileges. (CVE-2014-9163)


Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version or later.

Alternatively, Adobe has made version available for those installations that cannot be upgraded to 16.x.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79835

File Name: flash_player_apsb14-27.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/12/09

Modified: 2017/05/16

Dependencies: 28211

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: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: 2014/12/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/12/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0580, CVE-2014-0587, CVE-2014-8443, CVE-2014-9162, CVE-2014-9163, CVE-2014-9164

BID: 71581, 71582, 71583, 71584, 71585, 71586

OSVDB: 115557, 115558, 115559, 115560, 115561, 115564