openSUSE Security Update : flash-player (openSUSE-2016-1286)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 94755


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update to Adobe Flash Player fixes the following security issues :

- type confusion vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2016-7860, CVE-2016-7861, CVE-2016-7865)

- use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2016-7857, CVE-2016-7858, CVE-2016-7859, CVE-2016-7862, CVE-2016-7863, CVE-2016-7864)


Update the affected flash-player packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 94755

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1286.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/14

Modified: 2017/08/24

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:novell:opensuse:flash-player, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flash-player-gnome, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flash-player-kde4, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/12

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