GLSA-201611-18 : Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201611-18
(Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-18

Solution :

All Adobe Flash Player 23.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=www-plugins/adobe-flash-23.0.0.207'
All Adobe Flash Player 11.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=www-plugins/adobe-flash-11.2.202.644'

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95269 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7857
CVE-2016-7858
CVE-2016-7859
CVE-2016-7860
CVE-2016-7861
CVE-2016-7862
CVE-2016-7863
CVE-2016-7864
CVE-2016-7865

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