Adobe AIR for Mac <= 20.0.0.260 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-08)

High Nessus Plugin ID 89869

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 20.0.0.260. 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 AIR version 21.0.0.176 or later.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89869

File Name: macosx_adobe_air_apsb16-08.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2016/03/11

Updated: 2018/07/16

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: 2016/03/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/03/10

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, 84308, 84310, 84311, 84312