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PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200603-20 ] Macromedia Flash Player: Arbitrary code e Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Macromedia Flash Player: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 200603-20)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: March 21, 2006
Updated: May 28, 2009
Bug(s): #102777
ID: 200603-20

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified that allows arbitrary code execution on a user's system via the handling of malicious SWF files.

Background

The Macromedia Flash Player is a renderer for the popular SWF filetype which is commonly used to provide interactive websites, digital experiences and mobile content.

Affected Packages

Package: www-plugins/adobe-flash
Vulnerable: < 7.0.63
Unaffected: >= 7.0.63
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

The Macromedia Flash Player contains multiple unspecified vulnerabilities.

Impact

An attacker serving a maliciously crafted SWF file could entice a user to view the SWF file and execute arbitrary code on the user's machine.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Macromedia Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-7.0.63"


References

CVE-2006-0024
Macromedia Announcement


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