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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2012 10:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201206-21 ] Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilit Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201206-21)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: June 23, 2012
Bug(s): #414603, #420311
ID: 201206-21

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player
could result in the execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.


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: < 11.2.202.236
Unaffected: >= 11.2.202.236
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 entice a user to open a specially crafted SWF
file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or 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-11.2.202.236"
   


References

CVE-2012-0779
CVE-2012-2034
CVE-2012-2035
CVE-2012-2036
CVE-2012-2037
CVE-2012-2038
CVE-2012-2039
CVE-2012-2040
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