GLSA-201001-02 : Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-201001-02
(Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player:
An anonymous researcher working with the Zero Day
Initiative reported that Adobe Flash Player does not properly process
JPEG files (CVE-2009-3794).
Jim Cheng of EffectiveUI reported
an unspecified data injection vulnerability (CVE-2009-3796).
Bing Liu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs reported multiple
unspecified memory corruption vulnerabilities (CVE-2009-3797,
CVE-2009-3798).
Damian Put reported an integer overflow in the
Verifier::parseExceptionHandlers() function (CVE-2009-3799).
Will Dormann of CERT reported multiple unspecified Denial of
Service vulnerabilities (CVE-2009-3800).

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted SWF
file, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with
the privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of
Service via unknown vectors.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201001-02.xml

Solution :

All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-plugins/adobe-flash-10.0.42.34'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44891 (gentoo_GLSA-201001-02.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3794
CVE-2009-3796
CVE-2009-3797
CVE-2009-3798
CVE-2009-3799
CVE-2009-3800