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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes several security
issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 Extras.
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
The flash-plugin package contains a Firefox-compatible Adobe Flash
Player Web browser plug-in.
Multiple input validation flaws were found in the way Flash Player
displayed certain SWF (Shockwave Flash) content. An attacker could use
these flaws to create a specially crafted SWF file that could cause
flash-plugin to crash, or, possibly, execute arbitrary code when the
victim loaded a page containing the specially crafted SWF content.
All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package,
which upgrades Flash Player to version 184.108.40.206.
See also :
Update the affected flash-plugin package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 63873 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0519CVE-2009-0520CVE-2009-0521CVE-2009-0522
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