Adobe Flash Player <= Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB15-16)

High Nessus Plugin ID 84642


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


The version of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote Windows host is equal or prior to version It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists that allows an attacker to guess the address for the Flash heap. (CVE-2015-3097)

- Multiple heap-based buffer overflow vulnerabilities exist that allow arbitrary code execution.
(CVE-2015-3135, CVE-2015-4432, CVE-2015-5118)

- Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities exist that allow arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2015-3117, CVE-2015-3123, CVE-2015-3130, CVE-2015-3133, CVE-2015-3134, CVE-2015-4431)

- Multiple NULL pointer dereference flaws exist.
(CVE-2015-3126, CVE-2015-4429)

- A security bypass vulnerability exists that results in an information disclosure. (CVE-2015-3114)

- Multiple type confusion vulnerabilities exist that allow arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2015-3119, CVE-2015-3120, CVE-2015-3121, CVE-2015-3122, CVE-2015-4433)

- Multiple use-after-free errors exist that allow arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2015-3118, CVE-2015-3124, CVE-2015-5117, CVE-2015-3127, CVE-2015-3128, CVE-2015-3129, CVE-2015-3131, CVE-2015-3132, CVE-2015-3136, CVE-2015-3137, CVE-2015-4428, CVE-2015-4430, CVE-2015-5119)

- Multiple same-origin policy bypass vulnerabilities exist that allow information disclosure. (CVE-2014-0578, CVE-2015-3115, CVE-2015-3116, CVE-2015-3125, CVE-2015-5116)

- A memory corruption issue exists due to improper validation of user-supplied input. An attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-5124)


Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version or later.

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: 84642

File Name: flash_player_apsb15-16.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2015/07/09

Modified: 2016/12/08

Dependencies: 28211

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: SMB/Flash_Player/installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/07/08

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player ByteArray Use After Free)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0578, CVE-2015-3097, CVE-2015-3114, CVE-2015-3115, CVE-2015-3116, CVE-2015-3117, CVE-2015-3118, CVE-2015-3119, CVE-2015-3120, CVE-2015-3121, CVE-2015-3122, CVE-2015-3123, CVE-2015-3124, CVE-2015-3125, CVE-2015-3126, CVE-2015-3127, CVE-2015-3128, CVE-2015-3129, CVE-2015-3130, CVE-2015-3131, CVE-2015-3132, CVE-2015-3133, CVE-2015-3134, CVE-2015-3135, CVE-2015-3136, CVE-2015-3137, CVE-2015-4428, CVE-2015-4429, CVE-2015-4430, CVE-2015-4431, CVE-2015-4432, CVE-2015-4433, CVE-2015-5116, CVE-2015-5117, CVE-2015-5118, CVE-2015-5119, CVE-2015-5124

BID: 75090, 75568, 75590, 75591, 75592, 75593, 75594, 75595, 75596

OSVDB: 124196, 124244, 124245, 124246, 124247, 124248, 124249, 124250, 124251, 124252, 124253, 124254, 124255, 124256, 124257, 124258, 124259, 124260, 124261, 124262, 124263, 124264, 124265, 124266, 124267, 124268, 124269, 124270, 124271, 124273, 124274, 124275, 124276, 124277, 124278, 124975