Adobe Flash Player up to 21.0.0.242 privileges management

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Adobe Flash Player up to 21.0.0.242 (Multimedia Player Software). This affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privileges management vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Unspecified vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player 21.0.0.242 and earlier, as used in the Adobe Flash libraries in Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and 11 and Microsoft Edge, has unknown impact and attack vectors, a different vulnerability than other CVEs listed in MS16-083.

The weakness was released 06/16/2016 as MS16-083 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). It is possible to read the advisory at technet.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-4153 since 04/27/2016. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 91671 (Adobe Flash Player for Mac <= 21.0.0.242 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-18)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks and running in the context l.

Applying the patch MS16-083 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at technet.microsoft.com. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (91671).

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Class: Privileges management
CWE: CWE-269 / CWE-266
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Nessus ID: 91671
Nessus Name: Adobe Flash Player for Mac <= 21.0.0.242 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APSB16-18)
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OpenVAS ID: 881653
OpenVAS Name: Adobe Flash Player Security Updates( apsb16-18 )-MAC OS X
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Vendor: adobe.com

Advisory: MS16-083
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CVE: CVE-2016-4153 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1036117

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Created: 06/17/2016 04:47 PM
Updated: 08/24/2022 10:06 AM
Changes: 06/17/2016 04:47 PM (73), 01/26/2019 11:36 AM (3), 08/24/2022 10:06 AM (4)
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