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Flash Player < 19.0.0.245 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB15-28)

High

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.