Flash Player <= 11.7.700.260 / 12.0.0.43 Remote Code Execution (APSB14-04)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8109

Synopsis

The remote host contains a browser plug-in that is vulnerable to remote code execution.

Description

Versions of Flash earlier than 11.7.700.260 / 12.0.0.43 are vulnerable to remote code execution, 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 11.7.700.261 / 12.0.0.44 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: 8109

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2014/02/10

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 72286

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: 2014/01/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/01/14

Exploitable With

Metasploit (windows/browser/adobe_flash_avm2.rb)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0497

BID: 65327