RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2014:0289)

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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
Moderate 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 two vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These
vulnerabilities are detailed in the Adobe Security bulletin APSB14-08,
listed in the References section.

A vulnerability was reported that could be used to bypass the same
origin policy. (CVE-2014-0503)

A vulnerability was reported that could be used to read the contents
of the clipboard. (CVE-2014-0504)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package,
which upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.346.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0503.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0504.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-08.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0289.html

Solution :

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72976 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66122
66127

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0503
CVE-2014-0504