How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
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, Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 4 Extras, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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.
A security flaw was found in the way Flash Player displayed certain
SWF (Shockwave Flash) content. This may have made it possible to
execute arbitrary code on a victim's machine, if the victim opened a
malicious Adobe Flash file. (CVE-2008-5499)
All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package,
which upgrades Flash Player to version 10.0.15.3 for users of Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary, and 184.108.40.206 for users of Red Hat
Enterprise 3 and 4 Extras.
See also :
Update the affected flash-plugin package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 40736 ()
Bugtraq ID: 32896
CVE ID: CVE-2008-5499
Nessus Professional: Scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & moreNessus Cloud: The power of Nessus for teams – from the cloud
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.