Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

CentOS Linux: CVE-2018-4944: Critical: flash-plugin security update (CESA-2018:1367)

Free InsightVM Trial No Credit Card Necessary
2024 Attack Intel Report Latest research by Rapid7 Labs
Back to Search

CentOS Linux: CVE-2018-4944: Critical: flash-plugin security update (CESA-2018:1367)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/19/2018
Created
08/29/2019
Added
08/28/2019
Modified
05/25/2023

Description

Adobe Flash Player versions 29.0.0.140 and earlier have an exploitable type confusion vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-flash-plugin

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;