Adobe Flash Player for Mac <= 24.0.0.194 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB17-04)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 97143

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 24.0.0.194. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Multiple use-after-free errors exist that allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-2982, CVE-2017-2985, CVE-2017-2993, CVE-2017-2994).

- Multiple heap buffer overflow conditions exist that allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-2984, CVE-2017-2986, CVE-2017-2992).

- An integer overflow condition exists that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-2987).

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist that allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-2988, CVE-2017-2990, CVE-2017-2991, CVE-2017-2996).

- A type confusion error exists that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-2995)

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version 24.0.0.221 or later.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-04.html

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 97143

File Name: macos_flash_player_apsb17-04.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2/14/2017

Updated: 11/13/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-2996

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: 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: 2/14/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/14/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2982, CVE-2017-2984, CVE-2017-2985, CVE-2017-2986, CVE-2017-2987, CVE-2017-2988, CVE-2017-2990, CVE-2017-2991, CVE-2017-2992, CVE-2017-2993, CVE-2017-2994, CVE-2017-2995, CVE-2017-2996