RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2016:1238)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

An update for flash-plugin is now available for Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5 Supplementary and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe
Flash Player web browser plug-in.

This update upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.626.

Security Fix(es) :

* This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player.
These vulnerabilities, detailed in the Adobe Security Bulletin listed
in the References section, could allow an attacker to create a
specially crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash,
execute arbitrary code, or disclose sensitive information when the
victim loaded a page containing the malicious SWF content.
(CVE-2016-4122, CVE-2016-4123, CVE-2016-4124, CVE-2016-4125,
CVE-2016-4127, CVE-2016-4128, CVE-2016-4129, CVE-2016-4130,
CVE-2016-4131, CVE-2016-4132, CVE-2016-4133, CVE-2016-4134,
CVE-2016-4135, CVE-2016-4136, CVE-2016-4137, CVE-2016-4138,
CVE-2016-4139, CVE-2016-4140, CVE-2016-4141, CVE-2016-4142,
CVE-2016-4143, CVE-2016-4144, CVE-2016-4145, CVE-2016-4146,
CVE-2016-4147, CVE-2016-4148, CVE-2016-4149, CVE-2016-4150,
CVE-2016-4151, CVE-2016-4152, CVE-2016-4153, CVE-2016-4154,
CVE-2016-4155, CVE-2016-4156, CVE-2016-4166, CVE-2016-4171)

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4122.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4123.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4124.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4125.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4127.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4128.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4129.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4130.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4131.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4132.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4133.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4134.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4135.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4136.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4137.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4138.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4139.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4140.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4141.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4142.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4143.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4144.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4145.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4146.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4147.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4148.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4149.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4150.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4151.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4152.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4153.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4154.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4155.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4156.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4166.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-4171.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-18.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsa16-03.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1238.html

Solution :

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

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