RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2014:0196)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes three 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. 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 multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player.
These vulnerabilities are detailed in the Adobe Security bulletin
APSB14-07, 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-2014-0498, CVE-2014-0499, CVE-2014-0502)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package,
which upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.341.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0498.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0499.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0502.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-07.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0196.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)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72643 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0498
CVE-2014-0499
CVE-2014-0502