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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Flash Player APSB06-18

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 HTTP header injection issues.

Description :

According to its version number, the instance of Flash Player on the
remote Windows host contains two ways for a remote attacker to perform
arbitrary HTTP requests while controlling most of the HTTP headers. A
remote attacker may be able to leverage these issues to conduct
cross-site request forgery attacks against a user who visits a
malicious web site.

See also :

http://www.rapid7.com/advisories/R7-0026.jsp
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb06-18.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Flash Player version 9.0.28.0 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:P/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 20592, 20593

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

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