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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Flash Player APSB06-03

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
several critical flaws.

Description :

According to its version number, the instance of Flash Player on the
remote Windows host contains multiple critical and as-yet unspecified
vulnerabilities that could permit a possible hacker to take control of the
affected host. To exploit these issues, a user must load a malicious
SWF file in Flash Player.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Flash Player version / or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6

Networks Security ID: 17106

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

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