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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes a security issue is
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras, 4 Extras, and 5
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
The flash-plugin package contains a Firefox-compatible Adobe Flash
Player browser plug-in.
An input validation flaw was found in the way Flash Player displayed
certain content. It may be possible to execute arbitrary code on a
victim's machine if the victim opens a malicious Adobe Flash file.
Users of Adobe Flash Player should upgrade to this updated package,
which contains version 126.96.36.199. and is not vulnerable to this issue.
See also :
Update the affected flash-plugin package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 40704 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-3456