RHEL 3 / 4 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2005:835)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated Macromedia Flash Player packages that fix a security issue are
now available.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla-compatible Macromedia
Flash Player browser plug-in.

A buffer overflow bug was discovered in the Macromedia Flash Player.
It may be possible to execute arbitrary code on a victim's machine if
the victim opens a malicious Macromedia Flash file. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2005-2628
to this issue.

Users of Macromedia Flash Player should upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain version 7.0.61 and are not vulnerable to this

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63830 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2628