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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 :

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-020.mspx
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/916208.mspx
http://www.macromedia.com/devnet/security/security_zone/apsb06-03.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Flash Player version 7.0.63.0 / 8.0.24.0 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: 17106

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

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