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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes one security issue is
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
critical security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from
the CVE link in the References section.
The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe
Flash Player web browser plug-in.
This update fixes one vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. This
vulnerability is detailed on the Adobe security page APSB12-18, 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.
All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package,
which upgrades Flash Player to version 188.8.131.52.
See also :
Update the affected flash-plugin package.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 61559 ()
Bugtraq ID: 55009
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