Flash Player <= 16.0.0.235 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB15-01)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 80484
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Synopsis

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

Description

According to its version, the installation of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote Windows host is equal or prior to 16.0.0.235.
It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An unspecified improper file validation issue.
(CVE-2015-0301)

- An unspecified information disclosure vulnerability, which can be exploited to capture keystrokes.
(CVE-2015-0302)

- Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-0303, CVE-2015-0306)

- Multiple heap-based buffer overflow vulnerabilities that can be exploited to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-0304, CVE-2015-0309)

- An unspecified type confusion vulnerability that can lead to code execution. (CVE-2015-0305)

- An out-of-bounds read vulnerability that can be exploited to leak memory addresses. (CVE-2015-0307)

- A use-after-free vulnerability that results in arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2015-0308)

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version 16.0.0.257 or later.

Alternatively, Adobe has made version 13.0.0.260 available for those installations that cannot be upgraded to 16.x.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-01.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?0cb17c10

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 80484

File Name: flash_player_apsb15-01.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 1/13/2015

Updated: 11/25/2019

Dependencies: flash_player_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-0309

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: SMB/Flash_Player/installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/13/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/13/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0301, CVE-2015-0302, CVE-2015-0303, CVE-2015-0304, CVE-2015-0305, CVE-2015-0306, CVE-2015-0307, CVE-2015-0308, CVE-2015-0309

BID: 72031, 72032, 72033, 72034, 72035, 72036, 72037, 72038, 72039