GLSA-201209-01 : 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-201209-01
(Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash
Player. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

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

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201209-01.xml

Solution :

All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=www-plugins/adobe-flash-11.2.202.238'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61783 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55009
55136

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1535
CVE-2012-4163
CVE-2012-4164
CVE-2012-4165
CVE-2012-4167
CVE-2012-4168