GLSA-200708-01 : Macromedia Flash Player: Remote arbitrary code execution

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200708-01
(Macromedia Flash Player: Remote arbitrary code execution)

Mark Hills discovered some errors when interacting with a browser for
keystrokes handling (CVE-2007-2022). Stefano Di Paola and Giorgio Fedon
from Minded Security discovered a boundary error when processing FLV
files (CVE-2007-3456). An input validation error when processing HTTP
referrers has also been reported (CVE-2007-3457).

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file,
possibly leading to the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges
of the user running the Macromedia Flash Player, or sensitive data

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Macromedia Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-plugins/adobe-flash-'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25866 (gentoo_GLSA-200708-01.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2022

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