FreeBSD : flash -- remote code execution (de6d01d5-9c44-11e6-ba67-0011d823eebd)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94347

Synopsis

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

Description

Adobe reports :

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

Adobe is aware of a report that an exploit for CVE-2016-7855 exists in the wild, and is being used in limited, targeted attacks against users running Windows versions 7, 8.1 and 10.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-36.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?72d40e3b

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94347

File Name: freebsd_pkg_de6d01d59c4411e6ba670011d823eebd.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Published: 2016/10/28

Updated: 2019/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-c6-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: 2016/10/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/10/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7855