MS16-022: Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3135782)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 88654

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VPR Score: 8.9

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Windows host is missing KB3135782. 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

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2016/ms16-022

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 88654

File Name: smb_nt_ms16-022.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2016/02/09

Updated: 2019/11/19

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-0984

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

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

MSFT: MS16-022

MSKB: 3135782