openSUSE Security Update : flash-player (openSUSE-2016-1123)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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,
CVE-2016-4278)

- 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)

The package description was update to reflex that the stand-alone
Flash is no longer provided on x86_64 architectures (boo#977664).

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=977664
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=998589

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