RHEL 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2017:0057)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

An update for flash-plugin is now available for Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 6 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe
Flash Player web browser plug-in.

This update upgrades Flash Player to version 24.0.0.194.

Security Fix(es) :

* This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player.
These vulnerabilities, detailed in the Adobe Security Bulletin listed
in the References section, could allow an attacker to create a
specially crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash,
execute arbitrary code, or disclose sensitive information when the
victim loaded a page containing the malicious SWF content.
(CVE-2017-2925, CVE-2017-2926, CVE-2017-2927, CVE-2017-2928,
CVE-2017-2930, CVE-2017-2931, CVE-2017-2932, CVE-2017-2933,
CVE-2017-2934, CVE-2017-2935, CVE-2017-2936, CVE-2017-2937,
CVE-2017-2938)

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2925.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2926.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2927.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2928.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2930.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2931.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2932.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2933.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2934.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2935.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2936.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2937.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2938.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-02.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0057.html

Solution :

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

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