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

High Nessus Plugin ID 84644


The remote Mac OS X host has a browser plugin installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


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 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: 84644

File Name: macosx_flash_player_apsb15-16.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2015/07/09

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: 2015/07/08

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