Adobe Shockwave Player <= RCE (APSB15-26) (Mac OS X)

High Nessus Plugin ID 86632


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


The remote Mac OS X host contains a version of Adobe Shockwave Player that is prior or equal to It is, therefore, affected by a memory corruption issue due to improper validation of user-supplied input. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code.


Upgrade to Adobe Shockwave Player version or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86632

File Name: macosx_shockwave_player_apsb15-27.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2015/10/28

Modified: 2017/03/20

Dependencies: 80169

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:shockwave_player

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Shockwave Player, Host/MacOSX/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/10/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/10/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7649

OSVDB: 129479