SUSE SLED12 Security Update : flash-player (SUSE-SU-2016:2312-1)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for flash-player fixes the following security issues
(APSB16-29, boo#998589) :

- integer overflow vulnerability that could lead to code
execution (CVE-2016-4287).

- use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead to code
execution (CVE-2016-4272, CVE-2016-4279, CVE-2016-6921,
CVE-2016-6923, CVE-2016-6925, CVE-2016-6926,
CVE-2016-6927, CVE-2016-6929, CVE-2016-6930,
CVE-2016-6931, CVE-2016-6932)

- security bypass vulnerabilities that could lead to
information disclosure (CVE-2016-4271, CVE-2016-4277,

- memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to
code execution (CVE-2016-4182, CVE-2016-4237,
CVE-2016-4238, CVE-2016-4274, CVE-2016-4275,
CVE-2016-4276, CVE-2016-4280, CVE-2016-4281,
CVE-2016-4282, CVE-2016-4283, CVE-2016-4284,
CVE-2016-4285, CVE-2016-6922, CVE-2016-6924)

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 :

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 Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
Public Exploit Available : true