MS17-023: Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (4014329)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97735


The remote Windows host has a browser plugin installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host is missing security update 4014329. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A buffer overflow condition exists that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-2997)

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist that allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-2998, CVE-2017-2999)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the random number generator used for constant binding that allows an attacker to disclose sensitive information.

- Multiple use-after-free errors exist that allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-3001, CVE-2017-3002, CVE-2017-3003)


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, 10, and 2016.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97735

File Name: smb_nt_ms17-023.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2017/03/14

Modified: 2018/01/16

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/03/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2997, CVE-2017-2998, CVE-2017-2999, CVE-2017-3000, CVE-2017-3001, CVE-2017-3002, CVE-2017-3003

BID: 96860, 96861, 96862, 96866

OSVDB: 153612, 153613, 153614, 153618, 153619, 153620, 153621

MSFT: MS17-023

MSKB: 4014329