Adobe Flash Player <= 20.0.0.235 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-01)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 87657

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote Windows host is equal or prior to version 20.0.0.235. 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 Flash Player version 20.0.0.267 or later.

Alternatively, Adobe has made version 18.0.0.324 available for those installations that cannot be upgraded to the latest version.

See Also

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?0cb17c10

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 87657

File Name: flash_player_apsb16-01.nasl

Version: 1.13

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:flash_player

Required KB Items: SMB/Flash_Player/installed

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