Adobe Shockwave Player <= Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities (APSB12-02) (Mac OS X)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80179


The remote Mac OS X host contains a web browser plugin that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Mac OS X host contains a version of Adobe Shockwave Player that is or earlier. It is, therefore, affected by multiple code execution vulnerabilities.

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist related to the Shockwave 3D Asset that allow code execution.
(CVE-2012-0757, CVE-2012-0760, CVE-2012-0761, CVE-2012-0762, CVE-2012-0763, CVE-2012-0764, CVE-2012-0766)

- An unspecified heap-based buffer overflow exists that allows code execution. (CVE-2012-0758)

- An unspecified memory corruption vulnerability exists that allows to code execution. (CVE-2012-0759)

A remote attacker can exploit these issues by tricking a user into viewing a malicious Shockwave file, resulting in arbitrary code execution.


Upgrade to Adobe Shockwave or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80179

File Name: macosx_shockwave_player_apsb12-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2014/12/22

Modified: 2014/12/23

Dependencies: 80169

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:shockwave_player

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Shockwave Player, Host/MacOSX/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/02/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0757, CVE-2012-0758, CVE-2012-0759, CVE-2012-0760, CVE-2012-0761, CVE-2012-0762, CVE-2012-0763, CVE-2012-0764, CVE-2012-0766

BID: 51999, 52000, 52001, 52002, 52003, 52004, 52005, 52006, 52007

OSVDB: 79237, 79238, 79239, 79240, 79241, 79242, 79243, 79244, 79245