Flash Player < 10.2.159.1 Unspecified Memory Corruption (APSB11-07)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5892

Synopsis

The remote host contains a browser plugin that is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability.

Description

Versions of Flash Player earlier than 10.2.159.1 are potentially affected by a memory corruption vulnerability. By tricking a user on the affected system into opening a specially crafted document with Flash content, such as a SWF file embedded in a Microsoft Word document, and attacker can potentially leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code remotely on the system subject to the user's privileges. Note that there are reports that this issue is being exploited in the wild as of April 2011.

Solution

Upgrade to Flash Player 10.2.159.1 or later.

See Also

http://blogs.technet.com/b/mmpc/archive/2011/04/12/analysis-of-the-cve-2011-0611-adobe-flash-player-vulnerability-exploitation.aspx

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-07.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 5892

File Name: 5892.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2011/04/18

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 5783

Nessus ID: 53472

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Patch Publication Date: 2011/04/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/04/11

Exploitable With

Metasploit (windows/browser/adobe_flashplayer_flash10o.rb)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0611

BID: 47314

OSVDB: 71686