Adobe Flash Player < 32.0.0.101 Multiple RCE (APSB18-42)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 700375

Synopsis

The remote host is running an outdated version of Adobe Flash Player that is affected by multiple attack vectors.

Description

Versions of Adobe Flash Player prior to 32.0.0.101 are unpatched, and therefore affected by the following RCE vulnerabilities :

- An unspecified use-after-free error exists that allows remote code execution. (CVE-2018-15982)
- An unspecified insecure library loading error exists that allows privilege escalation. (CVE-2018-15983)

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version 32.0.0.101 or later.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-42.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 700375

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2018/12/05

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 5158

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15982, CVE-2018-15983