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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201209-01 ] Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilit Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201209-01)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: September 05, 2012
Bug(s): #431432, #432286
ID: 201209-01

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the
worst of which could result in execution of 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: < 11.2.202.238
Unaffected: >= 11.2.202.238
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple unspecified 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 specially crafted SWF
content, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore,
a remote attacker may be able to obtain sensitive information.


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-11.2.202.238"
   


References

CVE-2012-1535
CVE-2012-4163
CVE-2012-4164
CVE-2012-4165
CVE-2012-4166
CVE-2012-4167
CVE-2012-4168
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