RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2014:0137)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes one security issue 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. 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 one vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. This
vulnerability is detailed in the Adobe Security bulletin APSB14-04,
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-2014-0497)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package,
which upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.336.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0497.html
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-04.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0137.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: 72363 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65327

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0497