Flash Player < RCE (APSB18-44)

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 700439


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


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


Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 700439

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2019/03/20

Updated: 2019/04/09

Dependencies: 5158

Nessus ID: 119094

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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:L/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: 2018/11/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/11/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15981