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Security issues in the remote version of FlashPlayer Vulnerability Scan


Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the version of the remote flash plugin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a browser test that is prone to buffer
overflow attacks.

Description :

The remote host has an old version of the Flash Player test
installed.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to construct a malicious web site which
with a badly formed flash animation which will cause a buffer overflow
on this host, and allow him to execute arbitrary code with the
rights of the user running Internet Explorer.

See also :

http://www.macromedia.com/v1/handlers/index.cfm?ID=23821

Solution :

Upgrade to version 6.0.79.0 or newer.

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

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