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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 97735
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

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

Description

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.
(CVE-2017-3000)

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

Solution

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

See Also

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS17-023

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-07.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 97735

File Name: smb_nt_ms17-023.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 3/14/2017

Updated: 11/13/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-3003

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 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: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/14/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2017

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

MSFT: MS17-023

MSKB: 4014329