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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Flash Player < 9.0

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of Flash Player

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows host contains a browser test that is affected by
multiple issues.

Description :

According to its version number, the instance of Flash Player on the
remote Windows host is affected by arbitrary code execution and denial
of service flaws. By convincing a user to visit a site with a
specially-crafted SWF file, a possible hacker may be able to execute
arbitrary code on the affected host or cause the web browser to crash.

See also :

http://www.fortinet.com/FortiGuardCenter/advisory/FG-2006-20.html
http://www.fortinet.com/FortiGuardCenter/advisory/FG-2006-21.html
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/474593
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb06-11.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Flash Player 9.0 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 18894, 19980

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Tenable Network Security

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