Flash Player < (inferred) Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB14-21)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8382


The remote host is running a browser plugin that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


Versions of Adobe Flash Player prior or equal to are outdated and thus unpatched for the following vulnerabilities :

- Unspecified memory corruption issues exist that allow arbitrary code execution (CVE-2014-0547, CVE-2014-0549, CVE-2014-0550, CVE-2014-0551, CVE-2014-0552, CVE-2014-0555).
- An unspecified error exists that allows cross-origin policy violations (CVE-2014-0548).
- A use-after-free error exists that allows arbitrary code execution (CVE-2014-0553).
- An unspecified error exists that allows an unspecified security bypass (CVE-2014-0554).
- Unspecified errors exist that allow memory leaks leading to easier defeat of memory address randomization (CVE-2014-0557).
- Heap-based buffer overflow errors exist that allow arbitrary code execution (CVE-2014-0556, CVE-2014-0559).


Upgrade to (or for Linux users) or later. Chrome and Internet Explorer have integrated the Flash updates into their browsers, so ensure that the latest version of the browser is being used. Users who cannot update to 15.0 should update to

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8382

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2014/09/10

Modified: 2016/12/10

Dependencies: 6245

Nessus ID: 77577

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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


Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.7


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/09/09

Exploitable With


Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player copyPixelsToByteArray Integer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0547, CVE-2014-0548, CVE-2014-0549, CVE-2014-0550, CVE-2014-0551, CVE-2014-0552, CVE-2014-0553, CVE-2014-0554, CVE-2014-0555, CVE-2014-0556, CVE-2014-0557, CVE-2014-0559

BID: 69695, 69696, 69697, 69699, 69700, 69701, 69702, 69703, 69704, 69705, 69706, 69707