RHEL 5 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2010:0102)

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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 Supplementary.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

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 summarized on the Adobe Security Advisory
APSB10-06 page listed in the References section. If a victim loaded a
web page containing specially crafted SWF content, it could cause
Flash Player to perform unauthorized cross-domain requests, leading to
the disclosure of sensitive data. (CVE-2010-0186, CVE-2010-0187)

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

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63917 ()

Bugtraq ID: 38198

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0186

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