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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201408-05 ] Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilit Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201408-05)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: August 14, 2014
Bug(s): #519790
ID: 201408-05

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: < 11.2.202.400
Unaffected: >= 11.2.202.400
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, cause a Denial of Service condition or bypass
security restrictions.


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-11.2.202.400"
   


References

CVE-2014-0538
CVE-2014-0540
CVE-2014-0541
CVE-2014-0542
CVE-2014-0543
CVE-2014-0544
CVE-2014-0545
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