FreeBSD : linux-flashplugin -- remote code execution vulnerability (501ee07a-5640-11e0-985a-001b2134ef46)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team reports :

A critical vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player and
earlier versions (Adobe Flash Player and earlier for
Chrome users) for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris operating
systems, Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for
Android, and the Authplay.dll component that ships with Adobe Reader
and Acrobat X (10.0.1) and earlier 10.x and 9.x versions of Reader and
Acrobat for Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

This vulnerability (CVE-2011-0609) could cause a crash and potentially
allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. There are
reports that this vulnerability is being exploited in the wild in
targeted attacks via a Flash (.swf) file embedded in a Microsoft Excel
(.xls) file delivered as an email attachment.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52966 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0609

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