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

High Nessus Plugin ID 89870

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Adobe Flash Player installed on the remote Mac OS X 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: High

ID: 89870

File Name: macosx_flash_player_apsb16-08.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2016/03/11

Updated: 2018/07/16

Dependencies: 53914

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:flash_player

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Flash_Player/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