Adobe Flash Player <= 22.0.0.211 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-29)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 93461
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VPR Score: 8.9

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 equal or prior to version 22.0.0.211. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Multiple security bypass vulnerabilities exist that allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to disclose sensitive information. (CVE-2016-4271, CVE-2016-4277, CVE-2016-4278)

- Multiple use-after-free errors exist that allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-4272, CVE-2016-4279, CVE-2016-6921, CVE-2016-6923, CVE-2016-6925, CVE-2016-6926, CVE-2016-6927, CVE-2016-6929, CVE-2016-6930, CVE-2016-6931, CVE-2016-6932)

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist that allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-4274, CVE-2016-4275, CVE-2016-4276, CVE-2016-4280, CVE-2016-4281, CVE-2016-4282, CVE-2016-4283, CVE-2016-4284, CVE-2016-4285, CVE-2016-6922, CVE-2016-6924)

- An integer overflow condition exists that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-4287)

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version 23.0.0.162 or later.

Alternatively, Adobe has made version 18.0.0.375 available for those installs that cannot be upgraded to the latest version.

See Also

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

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-29.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 93461

File Name: flash_player_apsb16-29.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 9/13/2016

Updated: 11/14/2019

Dependencies: flash_player_installed.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-6932

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:adobe:flash_player:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: SMB/Flash_Player/installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/13/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/13/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4271, CVE-2016-4272, CVE-2016-4274, CVE-2016-4275, CVE-2016-4276, CVE-2016-4277, CVE-2016-4278, CVE-2016-4279, CVE-2016-4280, CVE-2016-4281, CVE-2016-4282, CVE-2016-4283, CVE-2016-4284, CVE-2016-4285, CVE-2016-4287, CVE-2016-6921, CVE-2016-6922, CVE-2016-6923, CVE-2016-6924, CVE-2016-6925, CVE-2016-6926, CVE-2016-6927, CVE-2016-6929, CVE-2016-6930, CVE-2016-6931, CVE-2016-6932