Adobe AIR for Mac <= 20.0.0.233 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-04)

High Nessus Plugin ID 88640

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Adobe AIR installed on the remote Mac OS X host is prior or equal to version 20.0.0.233. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A type confusion error exists that allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-0985)

- Multiple use-after-free errors exist that allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-0973, CVE-2016-0974, CVE-2016-0975, CVE-2016-0982, CVE-2016-0983, CVE-2016-0984)

- A heap buffer overflow condition exist that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-0971)

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist that allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2016-0964, CVE-2016-0965, CVE-2016-0966, CVE-2016-0967, CVE-2016-0968, CVE-2016-0969, CVE-2016-0970, CVE-2016-0972, CVE-2016-0976, CVE-2016-0977, CVE-2016-0978, CVE-2016-0979, CVE-2016-0980, CVE-2016-0981)

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe AIR version 20.0.0.260 or later.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-04.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88640

File Name: macosx_adobe_air_apsb16-04.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2016/02/09

Updated: 2018/07/14

Dependencies: 56960

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:air

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Adobe_AIR/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0964, CVE-2016-0965, CVE-2016-0966, CVE-2016-0967, CVE-2016-0968, CVE-2016-0969, CVE-2016-0970, CVE-2016-0971, CVE-2016-0972, CVE-2016-0973, CVE-2016-0974, CVE-2016-0975, CVE-2016-0976, CVE-2016-0977, CVE-2016-0978, CVE-2016-0979, CVE-2016-0980, CVE-2016-0981, CVE-2016-0982, CVE-2016-0983, CVE-2016-0984, CVE-2016-0985