RHEL 3 / 4 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2006:0268)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

An updated Macromedia Flash Player package that fixes a security issue
is 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.

Security issues were 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-2006-0024
to this issue.

Users of Macromedia Flash Player should upgrade to this updated
package, which contains version 7.0.64 and is not vulnerable to this

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63832 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0024