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

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

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

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

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

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0024