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 11.2.202.327.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-5329.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-5330.html
https://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-26.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1518.html

Solution :

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70913 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63680
63683

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5329
CVE-2013-5330