RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2013:1518)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes two security issues
is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
critical security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from
the CVE link in the References section.

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

This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player.
These vulnerabilities are detailed in the Adobe Security bulletin
APSB13-26, 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-2013-5329, CVE-2013-5330)

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

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70913 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63680

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5329