Adobe Flash Player for Mac <= 23.0.0.205 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-37)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94629

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VPR Score: 8.9

Synopsis

The remote macOS or 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 macOS or Mac OS X host is equal or prior to version 23.0.0.205. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Multiple use-after-free errors exist that allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code by convincing a user to visit a website containing specially crafted Flash content. (CVE-2016-7857, CVE-2016-7858, CVE-2016-7859, CVE-2016-7862, CVE-2016-7863, CVE-2016-7864)

- Multiple type confusion errors exist that allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code by convincing a user to visit a website containing specially crafted Flash content. (CVE-2016-7860, CVE-2016-7861, CVE-2016-7865)

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version 23.0.0.207 or later.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-37.html

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94629

File Name: macosx_flash_player_apsb16-37.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2016/11/08

Updated: 2018/07/16

Dependencies: 53914

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.9

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: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Flash_Player/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/11/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7857, CVE-2016-7858, CVE-2016-7859, CVE-2016-7860, CVE-2016-7861, CVE-2016-7862, CVE-2016-7863, CVE-2016-7864, CVE-2016-7865

BID: 94151, 94153