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PostPosted: Tue Jun 10, 2014 10:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201406-08 ] Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilit Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201406-08)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: June 10, 2014
Bug(s): #510278
ID: 201406-08

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player,
worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Background

The Adobe Flash Player is a renderer for the SWF file format, which is
commonly used to provide interactive websites.


Affected Packages

Package: www-plugins/adobe-flash
Vulnerable: < 11.2.202.359
Unaffected: >= 11.2.202.359
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of
Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-11.2.202.359"
   


References

CVE-2014-0510
CVE-2014-0516
CVE-2014-0517
CVE-2014-0518
CVE-2014-0519
CVE-2014-0520
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