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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
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-2009-3794,
CVE-2009-3796, CVE-2009-3797, CVE-2009-3798, CVE-2009-3799,
All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package,
which upgrades Flash Player to version 10.0.42.34.
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: 63907 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-3794CVE-2009-3796CVE-2009-3797CVE-2009-3798CVE-2009-3799CVE-2009-3800
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