SUSE SLED12 Security Update : flash-player (SUSE-SU-2016:3148-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 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 issues :

- Security update to 24.0.0.186 (bsc#1015379) APSB16-39 :

- These updates resolve use-after-free vulnerabilities
that could have lead to code execution (CVE-2016-7872,
CVE-2016-7877, CVE-2016-7878, CVE-2016-7879,
CVE-2016-7880, CVE-2016-7881, CVE-2016-7892).

- These updates resolve buffer overflow vulnerabilities
that could have lead to code execution (CVE-2016-7867,
CVE-2016-7868, CVE-2016-7869, CVE-2016-7870).

- These updates resolve memory corruption vulnerabilities
that could have lead to code execution (CVE-2016-7871,
CVE-2016-7873, CVE-2016-7874, CVE-2016-7875,
CVE-2016-7876).

- These updates resolve a security bypass vulnerability
(CVE-2016-7890).

- Keep standalone flashplayer at version 11, no newer
version exists (INSECURE!).

- Update EULA to version 24.0.

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 :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1015379
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7867.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7868.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7869.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7870.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7871.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7872.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7873.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7874.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7875.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7876.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7877.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7878.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7879.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7880.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7881.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7890.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7892.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?5e0f3e67

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-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2016-1816=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1816=1

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

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

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