Flash Player < 29.0.0.171 RCE (APSB18-16)

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 700433

Synopsis

The remote host is running an outdated version of Adobe Flash Player that is affected by a Remote Code Execution (RCE) attack vector.

Description

Versions of Adobe Flash Player prior to 29.0.0.171 are unpatched, and therefore affected by a type confusion vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version 29.0.0.171 or later.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-16.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 700433

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2019/03/20

Updated: 2019/04/09

Dependencies: 5158

Nessus ID: 109601

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/05/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-4944

BID: 104101