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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 Web browser plug-in.
Several input validation flaws were found in the way Flash Player
displays certain content. It may be possible to execute arbitrary code
on a victim's machine, if the victim opens a malicious Adobe Flash
file. (CVE-2007-4768, CVE-2007-6242, CVE-2007-6246)
A flaw was found in the way Flash Player handled the asfunction:
protocol. Malformed SWF files could perform a cross-site scripting
A flaw was found in the way Flash Player modified HTTP request
headers. Malicious content could allow Flash Player to conduct a HTTP
response splitting attack. (CVE-2007-6245)
A flaw was found in the way Flash Player processes certain SWF
content. A malicious SWF file could allow a remote attacker to conduct
a port scanning attack from the client's machine. (CVE-2007-4324)
A flaw was found in the way Flash Player establishes TCP sessions. A
remote attacker could use Flash Player to conduct a DNS rebinding
Users of Adobe Flash Player are advised to upgrade to this updated
package, which contains version 220.127.116.11 and resolves these issues.
See also :
Update the affected flash-plugin package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 40711 ()
Bugtraq ID: 2526026930269492695126960269652696626969
CVE ID: CVE-2007-4324CVE-2007-4768CVE-2007-5275CVE-2007-6242CVE-2007-6243CVE-2007-6244CVE-2007-6245CVE-2007-6246
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