Flash Player For Mac <= Information Disclosure (APSB15-02)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80947


The remote Mac OS X host has a browser plugin that is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


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 a memory leak that can allow bypassing of memory randomization mitigations, aiding in further attacks.


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: Medium

ID: 80947

File Name: macosx_flash_player_16_0_0_287.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2015/01/23

Modified: 2017/06/06

Dependencies: 53914

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/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: 2015/01/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/01/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0310

BID: 72261

OSVDB: 117429