Qualys Vulnerability R&D Lab has released new
vulnerability checks in the Qualys Cloud Platform to protect
that were fixed in
announced today by Adobe. Customers can immediately audit
their networks for these and other new vulnerabilities by accessing
their Qualys subscription. Visit our blog to see how to prioritize remediation.
Non-Qualys customers can audit their network for these and other vulnerabilities by signing up for a Qualys Free Trial, or by trying Qualys Community Edition.
Adobe has released 1 security
to fix newly discovered flaws in their software. Qualys has released the following checks for these new vulnerabilities:
Adobe Flash Player and AIR Security Update (APSB15-32)
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Adobe Flash Player is a multimedia application for multiple platforms.
Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Flash Player, which could allow an attacker to cause a crash or take control of the affected system once successfully exploited.
Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 126.96.36.199 and earlier
Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release 188.8.131.521 and earlier
Adobe AIR SDK 184.108.40.206 and earlier.
Exploitation could allow an attacker to completely compromise a vulnerable system.
The vendor has released an update to fix the vulnerabilities. Please refer to Adobe advisory APSB15-32 for more details.
The following are links for downloading patches to fix these vulnerabilities:
APSB15-32 Adobe AIR
APSB15-32 Adobe Flash Player
These new vulnerability checks are included in Qualys
Each Qualys account is automatically updated with the latest
vulnerability signatures as they become available. To view the
vulnerability signature version in your account, from the
Qualys Help menu, select the About tab.
Selective Scan Instructions Using Qualys
To perform a selective vulnerability scan, configure a scan profile to use the following options:
Ensure access to TCP ports 135 and 139 are available.
Enable Windows Authentication (specify Authentication Records).
Enable the following Qualys IDs:
- If you would like the scan to return the Windows Hostname, also include QID 82044 and ensure access to UDP port 137 is available.
- If you would like to be notified if Qualys is unable to log on to a host (if Authentication fails), also include QID 105015.
In addition, prior to running a scan for these new vulnerabilities, you can estimate your exposure to these new threats by running the Risk Analysis Report, available from the Qualys Vulnerability Management Reports tab.
Access for Qualys Customers
For more information, customers may contact Qualys Technical Support.
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