openSUSE Security Update : flash-player (openSUSE-2016-1484)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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).

- Update EULA to version 24.0.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1015379

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

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