RHEL 5 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2009:1188)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes multiple security
issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary.

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

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe
Flash Player web browser plug-in.

Multiple security flaws were found in the way Flash Player displayed
certain SWF content. An attacker could use these flaws to create a
specially-crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash or,
possibly, execute arbitrary code when the victim loaded a page
containing the specially-crafted SWF content. (CVE-2009-1862,
CVE-2009-1863, CVE-2009-1864, CVE-2009-1865, CVE-2009-1866,
CVE-2009-1868, CVE-2009-1869)

A clickjacking flaw was discovered in Flash Player. A
specially-crafted SWF file could trick a user into unintentionally or
mistakenly clicking a link or a dialog. (CVE-2009-1867)

A flaw was found in the Flash Player local sandbox. A
specially-crafted SWF file could cause information disclosure when it
was saved to the hard drive. (CVE-2009-1870)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package,
which upgrades Flash Player to version 10.0.32.18.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1862.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1863.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1864.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1865.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1866.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1867.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1868.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1869.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1870.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-10.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1188.html

Solution :

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63886 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1862
CVE-2009-1863
CVE-2009-1864
CVE-2009-1865
CVE-2009-1866
CVE-2009-1867
CVE-2009-1868
CVE-2009-1869
CVE-2009-1870