Adobe Flash Player <= RCE (APSB15-14) (Mac OS X)

High Nessus Plugin ID 84366


The remote Mac OS X host has a browser plugin installed that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote Mac OS X host is equal or prior to version It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to improper validation of unspecified user-supplied input. A remote attacker can exploit this, via specially crafted Flash content, to cause a heap-based buffer overflow, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.


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Alternatively, Adobe has made version available for those installations that cannot be upgraded to 18.x.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 84366

File Name: macosx_flash_player_apsb15-14.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2015/06/24

Modified: 2016/11/28

Dependencies: 53914

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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: 2015/06/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/06/23

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player Nellymoser Audio Decoding Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3113

OSVDB: 123591