GLSA-201207-08 : Gnash: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-201207-08
(Gnash: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Gnash:
The 'nsPluginInstance::setupCookies()' function in plugin.cpp creates
world-readable cookies with predictable file names (CVE-2011-4328).
The 'GnashImage::size()' function in GnashImage.h contains an integer
overflow error which could cause a heap-based buffer overflow

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted SWF
file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of
Service condition. Furthermore, a local attacker may be able to obtain
sensitive information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Gnash users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-plugins/gnash-0.8.10-r2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59900 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50747

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4328