Adobe Flash Player for Mac <= 21.0.0.226 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-15)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 91165
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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 equal or prior to 21.0.0.226. 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 Flash Player version 21.0.0.242 or later.

Alternatively, Adobe has made version 18.0.0.352 available for those installs that cannot be upgraded to the latest version

See Also

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

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91165

File Name: macosx_flash_player_apsb16-15.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 5/16/2016

Updated: 11/19/2019

Dependencies: macosx_flash_player_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-4117

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6

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: MacOSX/Flash_Player/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/12/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/12/2016

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