openSUSE Security Update : flash-player (openSUSE-SU-2011:0215-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The Adobe Flash Player was updated to the 10.2.153.1, fixing several
bugs and one security issue.

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 :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-03/msg00016.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=679672

Solution :

Update the affected flash-player package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75831 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0609

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