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PostPosted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201711-13 ] Adobe Flash Player Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201711-13)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-11-19
Bug(s): #637630
ID: 201711-13

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: < 27.0.0.187
Unaffected: >= 27.0.0.187
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process.


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-27.0.0.187"
   


References


Adobe Security Bulletin


CVE-2017-11213


CVE-2017-11215


CVE-2017-11225


CVE-2017-3112


CVE-2017-3114
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