Flash Player < 15.0.0.243 (inferred) Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB14-27)

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8604
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Synopsis

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

Description

Versions of Adobe Flash player equal or prior to 15.0.0.242 are outdated and thus unpatched for the following vulnerabilities :

- A security bypass vulnerability that allows an attacker to bypass the same-origin policy (CVE-2014-0580).
- Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities that allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code (CVE-2014-0587, CVE-2014-9164).
- A use-after-free vulnerability that can result in arbitrary code execution (CVE-2014-8443).
- An unspecified information disclosure vulnerability (CVE-2014-9162).
- A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability that can be exploited to execute arbitrary code or elevate privileges (CVE-2014-9163).

Solution

Upgrade to 16.0.0.235 from the vendor's website. Flash Player for Google Chrome and Internet Explorer should contain the next version of the Flash engine in their monthly updates. Users of Extended Support Release are recommended to run Flash 13.0.0.259, while Linux users should update to version 11.2.202.425.

See Also

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-27.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8604

Family: Web Clients

Published: 12/22/2014

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 6245

Nessus ID: 79835

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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:2.3:a:adobe:flash_player:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 12/9/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/9/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0580, CVE-2014-0587, CVE-2014-8443, CVE-2014-9162, CVE-2014-9163, CVE-2014-9164, CVE-2014-8439

BID: 71581, 71582, 71583, 71584, 71585, 71586, 71289