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 5 Supplementary.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for
each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.
The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe
Flash Player web browser plug-in.
This update fixes several vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These
vulnerabilities are detailed on the Adobe security pages APSB12-18 and
APSB12-19, listed in the References section. Specially crafted SWF
content could cause flash-plugin to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code when a victim loads a page containing the malicious SWF
content. (CVE-2012-1535, CVE-2012-4163, CVE-2012-4164, CVE-2012-4165,
A flaw in flash-plugin could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive
information if a victim were tricked into visiting a specially crafted
web page. (CVE-2012-4168)
Note: This erratum upgrades Adobe Flash Player from version
10.3.183.20 to version 18.104.22.168.
All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package,
which upgrades Flash Player to version 22.214.171.124.
See also :
Update the affected flash-plugin package.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : true