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PostPosted: Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201709-16 ] Adobe Flash Player Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201709-16)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-09-24
Bug(s): #627336, #630964
ID: 201709-16

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the
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: < 27.0.0.130-r1
Unaffected: >= 27.0.0.130-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player.
Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process 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-26.0.0.151"
   


References


CVE-2017-11281


CVE-2017-11282


CVE-2017-3085


CVE-2017-3106
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