Flash Player < 12.0.0.44 (inferred) RCE (APSB14-04)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8108

Synopsis

The remote host is running a browser plugin that is vulnerable to remote code execution.

Description

Versions of Adobe Flash Player equal or prior to 12.0.0.43 are outdated and thus unpatched for a remote code execution vulnerability, though no further details have been released by the vendor (CVE-2014-0491).

Exploits against this vulnerability are known to be used in the wild.

Solution

Upgrade to Flash Player 12.0.0.44 or later. For Linux users, upgrade to version 11.2.202.336 or later.

See Also

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-04.html

http://www.cnnvd.org.cn/vulnerability/show/cv_id/2014020035

http://www.securelist.com/en/blog/8177/CVE_2014_0497_a_0_day_vulnerability

https://www.corelan.be/index.php/2014/02/05/corelan-team-reply-to-false-allegation-made-by-kaspersky

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8108

File Name: 8108.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2014/02/11

Modified: 2016/12/06

Dependencies: 6245

Nessus ID: 72286

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Patch Publication Date: 2014/02/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/02/05

Exploitable With

Metasploit (windows/browser/adobe_flash_avm2.rb)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0497

BID: 65327