openSUSE Security Update : flash-player (openSUSE-SU-2014:1444-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

flash-player was updated to version 11.2.202.418 to fix 18 security
issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- Memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to
code execution (CVE-2014-0576, CVE-2014-0581,
CVE-2014-8440, CVE-2014-8441).

- Use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead to code
execution (CVE-2014-0573, CVE-2014-0588, CVE-2014-8438).

- A double free vulnerability that could lead to code
execution (CVE-2014-0574).

- Type confusion vulnerabilities that could lead to code
execution (CVE-2014-0577, CVE-2014-0584, CVE-2014-0585,
CVE-2014-0586, CVE-2014-0590).

- Heap buffer overflow vulnerabilities that could lead to
code execution (CVE-2014-0582, CVE-2014-0589).

- An information disclosure vulnerability that could be
exploited to disclose session tokens (CVE-2014-8437).

- A heap buffer overflow vulnerability that could be
exploited to perform privilege escalation from low to
medium integrity level (CVE-2014-0583).

- A permission issue that could be exploited to perform
privilege escalation from low to medium integrity level
(CVE-2014-8442).

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-11/msg00071.html
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=905032

Solution :

Update the affected flash-player packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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