FreeBSD : flash -- multiple vulnerabilities (2482c798-93c6-11e6-846f-bc5ff4fb5ea1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 94238


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Adobe reports :

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and ChromeOS. These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

These updates resolve a type confusion vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2016-6992).

These updates resolve use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2016-6981, CVE-2016-6987).

These updates resolve a security bypass vulnerability (CVE-2016-4286).

These updates resolve memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2016-4273, CVE-2016-6982, CVE-2016-6983, CVE-2016-6984, CVE-2016-6985, CVE-2016-6986, CVE-2016-6989, CVE-2016-6990).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 94238

File Name: freebsd_pkg_2482c79893c611e6846fbc5ff4fb5ea1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/10/25

Modified: 2016/12/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-c6-flashplugin, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-c6_64-flashplugin, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-c7-flashplugin, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-f10-flashplugin, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/10/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/10/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4273, CVE-2016-4286, CVE-2016-6981, CVE-2016-6982, CVE-2016-6983, CVE-2016-6984, CVE-2016-6985, CVE-2016-6986, CVE-2016-6987, CVE-2016-6989, CVE-2016-6990, CVE-2016-6992