Adobe Flash Player <= 20.0.0.306 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-08)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 89834
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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 prior or equal to version 20.0.0.306. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Multiple integer overflow conditions exist that allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-0963, CVE-2016-0993, CVE-2016-1010)

- Multiple use-after-free errors exist that allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-0987, CVE-2016-0988, CVE-2016-0990, CVE-2016-0991, CVE-2016-0994, CVE-2016-0995, CVE-2016-0996, CVE-2016-0997, CVE-2016-0998, CVE-2016-0999, CVE-2016-1000)

- A heap overflow condition exists that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1001)

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist that allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-0960, CVE-2016-0961, CVE-2016-0962, CVE-2016-0986, CVE-2016-0989, CVE-2016-0992, CVE-2016-1002, CVE-2016-1005)

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version 21.0.0.182 or later.

Alternatively, Adobe has made version 18.0.0.333 available for those installations that cannot be upgraded to the latest version.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-08.html

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89834

File Name: flash_player_apsb16-08.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/11/2016

Updated: 11/20/2019

Dependencies: flash_player_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-1010

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9

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 v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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

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: 3/10/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/10/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0960, CVE-2016-0961, CVE-2016-0962, CVE-2016-0963, CVE-2016-0986, CVE-2016-0987, CVE-2016-0988, CVE-2016-0989, CVE-2016-0990, CVE-2016-0991, CVE-2016-0992, CVE-2016-0993, CVE-2016-0994, CVE-2016-0995, CVE-2016-0996, CVE-2016-0997, CVE-2016-0998, CVE-2016-0999, CVE-2016-1000, CVE-2016-1001, CVE-2016-1002, CVE-2016-1005, CVE-2016-1010

BID: 84308, 84310, 84311, 84312