Flash Player < 19.0.0.245 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB15-28)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9039

Synopsis

The remote host is running an outdated version of Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

Versions of Adobe Flash Player prior to 19.0.0.245 are outdated and thus unpatched for the following vulnerabilities :

- A type confusion error exists that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-7659)
- A security bypass vulnerability exists that allows an attacker to write arbitrary data to the file system under user permissions. (CVE-2015-7662)
- Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities exist that allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-7651, CVE-2015-7652, CVE-2015-7653, CVE-2015-7654, CVE-2015-7655, CVE-2015-7656, CVE-2015-7657, CVE-2015-7658, CVE-2015-7660, CVE-2015-7661, CVE-2015-7663, CVE-2015-8042, CVE-2015-8043, CVE-2015-8044, CVE-2015-8046)

Solution

Upgrade to Adobe Flash Player version 19.0.0.245 or later. If 19.x cannot be obtained, ESR version 18.0.0.261 has also been patched for these vulnerabilities.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-28.html

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 9039

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2016/01/08

Modified: 2016/01/08

Dependencies: 5158

Nessus ID: 86851, 86854

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:flash_player

Patch Publication Date: 2015/11/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/11/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7651, CVE-2015-7652, CVE-2015-7653, CVE-2015-7654, CVE-2015-7655, CVE-2015-7656, CVE-2015-7657, CVE-2015-7658, CVE-2015-7659, CVE-2015-7660, CVE-2015-7661, CVE-2015-7662, CVE-2015-7663, CVE-2015-8042, CVE-2015-8043, CVE-2015-8044, CVE-2015-8046