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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Acertains the version of the remote flash plugin
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host contains an application that is affected by remote
The remote host is running a version of flash player older than 18.104.22.168.
This version can be abused in conjunction with several flaws in the web
browser to read local files on this system.
To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to lure a user of this system
into visiting a rogue website containing a malicious flash applet.
Upgrade to version 22.214.171.124 or newer.
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Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
Networks Security ID: 8900
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2006 Tenable Network Security
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