GLSA-201701-17 : 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-201701-17
(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 or bypass security restrictions.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-39.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-17

Solution :

All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=www-plugins/adobe-flash-24.0.0.186'

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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