RHEL 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2017:1439)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

An update for flash-plugin is now available for Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 6 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

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

This update upgrades Flash Player to version 26.0.0.126.

Security Fix(es) :

* This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player.
These vulnerabilities, detailed in the Adobe Security Bulletin listed
in the References section, could allow an attacker to create a
specially crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash,
execute arbitrary code, or disclose sensitive information when the
victim loaded a page containing the malicious SWF content.
(CVE-2017-3075, CVE-2017-3076, CVE-2017-3077, CVE-2017-3078,
CVE-2017-3079, CVE-2017-3081, CVE-2017-3082, CVE-2017-3083,
CVE-2017-3084)

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-3075.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-3076.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-3077.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-3078.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-3079.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-3081.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-3082.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-3083.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-3084.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-17.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1439.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 : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100778 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-3075
CVE-2017-3076
CVE-2017-3077
CVE-2017-3078
CVE-2017-3079
CVE-2017-3081
CVE-2017-3082
CVE-2017-3083
CVE-2017-3084

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