openSUSE Security Update : flash-player (openSUSE-2016-585)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This security update for flash-player to 11.2.202.621 fixes the
following issues (boo#979422) :

A critical vulnerability (CVE-2016-4117) exists in Adobe Flash Player
21.0.0.226 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and
Chrome OS. Successful exploitation could cause a crash and potentially
allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. (APSA16-02)

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsa16-02.html

Some CVEs were not listed in the last submission :

- APSA16-01, APSB16-10, CVE-2016-1006, CVE-2016-1011,
CVE-2016-1012, CVE-2016-1013, CVE-2016-1014,
CVE-2016-1015, CVE-2016-1016, CVE-2016-1017,
CVE-2016-1018, CVE-2016-1019, CVE-2016-1020,
CVE-2016-1021, CVE-2016-1022, CVE-2016-1023,
CVE-2016-1024, CVE-2016-1025, CVE-2016-1026,
CVE-2016-1027, CVE-2016-1028, CVE-2016-1029,
CVE-2016-1030, CVE-2016-1031, CVE-2016-1032,
CVE-2016-1033

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=979422
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsa16-02.html

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