FreeBSD : Adobe Flash Player -- critical vulnerability (37a87ade-a59f-11e4-958e-0011d823eebd)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 81009


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Adobe reports :

Successful exploitation could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. We are aware of reports that this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild via drive-by-download attacks against systems running Internet Explorer and Firefox on Windows 8.1 and below.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 81009

File Name: freebsd_pkg_37a87adea59f11e4958e0011d823eebd.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/27

Modified: 2015/07/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-c6-flashplugin, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-f10-flashplugin, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/01/22

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player ByteArray UncompressViaZlibVariant Use After Free)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0311