SUSE SLED12 Security Update : flash-player (SUSE-SU-2016:0715-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Adobe flash-player was updated to 11.2.202.577 to fix the following
list of security issues (bsc#970547) :

These updates resolve integer overflow vulnerabilities that could lead
to code execution (CVE-2016-0963, CVE-2016-0993, CVE-2016-1010).

These updates resolve use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead
to code execution (CVE-2016-0987, CVE-2016-0988, CVE-2016-0990,
CVE-2016-0991, CVE-2016-0994, CVE-2016-0995, CVE-2016-0996,
CVE-2016-0997, CVE-2016-0998, CVE-2016-0999, CVE-2016-1000).

These updates resolve a heap overflow vulnerability that could lead to
code execution (CVE-2016-1001).

These updates resolve memory corruption vulnerabilities that could
lead to code execution (CVE-2016-0960, CVE-2016-0961, CVE-2016-0962,
CVE-2016-0986, CVE-2016-0989, CVE-2016-0992, CVE-2016-1002,
CVE-2016-1005).

Adobe advisory with more information:
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-08.html

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/970547
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-08.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0960.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0961.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0962.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0963.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0986.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0987.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0988.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0989.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0990.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0991.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0992.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0993.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0994.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0995.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0996.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0997.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0998.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0999.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1000.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1001.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1002.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1005.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1010.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?7caf7f58

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2016-412=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-2016-412=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-412=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-412=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true