GLSA-200603-20 : Macromedia Flash Player: Arbitrary code execution

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200603-20
(Macromedia Flash Player: Arbitrary code execution)

The Macromedia Flash Player contains multiple unspecified
vulnerabilities.

Impact :

An attacker serving a maliciously crafted SWF file could entice a
user to view the SWF file and execute arbitrary code on the user's
machine.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.macromedia.com/devnet/security/security_zone/apsb06-03.html
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200603-20.xml

Solution :

All Macromedia Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-plugins/adobe-flash-7.0.63'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21127 (gentoo_GLSA-200603-20.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0024