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Vulnerability Assessment Details

FlashPlayer files reading

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the version of the remote flash plugin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote host contains an application that is affected by remote
file disclosure.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of flash player older than 7.0.19.0.

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.

Solution :

Upgrade to version 7.0.19.0 or newer.

See also :

http://www.macromedia.com/devnet/security/security_zone/mpsb03-08.html

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 8900

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2006 Tenable Network Security

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