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PostPosted: Wed Oct 04, 2006 10:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200610-02 ] Adobe Flash Player: Arbitrary code execut Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Flash Player: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 200610-02)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: October 04, 2006
Updated: May 28, 2009
Bug(s): #147421
ID: 200610-02

Synopsis

Multiple input validation errors have been identified that allow arbitrary code execution on a user's system via the handling of malicious Flash files.

Background

The Adobe Flash Player is a renderer for Flash files - commonly used to provide interactive websites, digital experiences and mobile content.

Affected Packages

Package: www-plugins/adobe-flash
Vulnerable: < 7.0.68
Unaffected: >= 7.0.68
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

The Adobe Flash Player contains multiple unspecified vulnerabilities.

Impact

An attacker could entice a user to view a malicious Flash file and execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the player.

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-7.0.68"


References

Adobe Security Bulletin
CVE-2006-3311
CVE-2006-3587
CVE-2006-3588


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