Flash Player For Mac <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB15-01)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80487


The remote Mac OS X 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 Mac OS X host is equal or prior to
It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An unspecified improper file validation issue.

- An unspecified information disclosure vulnerability, which can be exploited to capture keystrokes.

- 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)


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: 80487

File Name: macosx_flash_player_16_0_0_257.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2015/01/13

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:ND

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: 2015/01/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/01/13

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

OSVDB: 116944, 116945, 116946, 116947, 116948, 116949, 116950, 116951, 116952