Adobe AIR <= 20.0.0.204 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-01)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 87656

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Adobe AIR installed on the remote Windows host is equal or prior to version 20.0.0.204. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A type confusion error exists that a remote attacker can exploit to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-8644)

- An integer overflow condition exists that a remote attacker can exploit to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-8651)

- Multiple use-after-free errors exist that a remote attacker can exploit to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-8634, CVE-2015-8635, CVE-2015-8638, CVE-2015-8639, CVE-2015-8640, CVE-2015-8641, CVE-2015-8642, CVE-2015-8643, CVE-2015-8646, CVE-2015-8647, CVE-2015-8648, CVE-2015-8649, CVE-2015-8650, CVE-2016-0959)

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist that allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-8459, CVE-2015-8460, CVE-2015-8636, CVE-2015-8645)

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe AIR version 20.0.0.233 or later.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 87656

File Name: adobe_air_apsb16-01.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 12/29/2015

Updated: 5/25/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-0959

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-8459

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:air

Required KB Items: SMB/Adobe_AIR/Version, SMB/Adobe_AIR/Path

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/28/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/28/2015

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 6/15/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8459, CVE-2015-8460, CVE-2015-8634, CVE-2015-8635, CVE-2015-8636, CVE-2015-8638, CVE-2015-8639, CVE-2015-8640, CVE-2015-8641, CVE-2015-8642, CVE-2015-8643, CVE-2015-8644, CVE-2015-8645, CVE-2015-8646, CVE-2015-8647, CVE-2015-8648, CVE-2015-8649, CVE-2015-8650, CVE-2015-8651, CVE-2016-0959

BID: 79700, 79701, 79704, 79705