Adobe AIR for Mac <= 21.0.0.198 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-15)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91164

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 21.0.0.198. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Multiple type confusion errors exist that allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1105, CVE-2016-4117)

- Multiple use-after-free errors exist that allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1097, CVE-2016-1106, CVE-2016-1107, CVE-2016-1108, CVE-2016-1109, CVE-2016-1110, CVE-2016-4108, CVE-2016-4110, CVE-2016-4121)

- A heap buffer overflow condition exists that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1101)

- An unspecified buffer overflow exists that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1103)

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist that allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1096, CVE-2016-1098, CVE-2016-1099, CVE-2016-1100, CVE-2016-1102, CVE-2016-1104, CVE-2016-4109, CVE-2016-4111, CVE-2016-4112, CVE-2016-4113, CVE-2016-4114, CVE-2016-4115, CVE-2016-4120, CVE-2016-4160, CVE-2016-4161, CVE-2016-4162, CVE-2016-4163)

- A flaw exists when loading dynamic-link libraries. An attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted .dll file, to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-4116)

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe AIR version 21.0.0.215 or later.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-15.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91164

File Name: macosx_adobe_air_apsb16-15.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2016/05/16

Updated: 2019/03/27

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: 2016/05/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/05/12

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player DeleteRangeTimelineOperation Type-Confusion)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1096, CVE-2016-1097, CVE-2016-1098, CVE-2016-1099, CVE-2016-1100, CVE-2016-1101, CVE-2016-1102, CVE-2016-1103, CVE-2016-1104, CVE-2016-1105, CVE-2016-1106, CVE-2016-1107, CVE-2016-1108, CVE-2016-1109, CVE-2016-1110, CVE-2016-4108, CVE-2016-4109, CVE-2016-4110, CVE-2016-4111, CVE-2016-4112, CVE-2016-4113, CVE-2016-4114, CVE-2016-4115, CVE-2016-4116, CVE-2016-4117, CVE-2016-4120, CVE-2016-4121, CVE-2016-4160, CVE-2016-4161, CVE-2016-4162, CVE-2016-4163

BID: 90505