Flash Player <= 16.0.0.257 Information Disclosure (APSB15-02)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8658

Synopsis

The remote host is running an outdated version of Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer which is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.

Description

According to its version number, the instance of Flash Player on the remote host is exposed to an information disclosure vulnerability due a flaw that can allow bypassing of memory randomization mitigations, aiding in further attacks.

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version 16.0.0.287 or later.\n\nAlternatively, Adobe has made version 13.0.0.262 available for those installs that cannot be upgraded to 16.x.

See Also

http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-02.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?0cb17c10

http://www.nessus.org/u?cdc6d908

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8658

File Name: 8658.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2015/03/27

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 5158

Nessus ID: 80946

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/01/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0310

BID: 72261