RHEL 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2017:0275)

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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 24.0.0.221.

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-2017-2982, CVE-2017-2984, CVE-2017-2985, CVE-2017-2986,
CVE-2017-2987, CVE-2017-2988, CVE-2017-2990, CVE-2017-2991,
CVE-2017-2992, CVE-2017-2993, CVE-2017-2994, CVE-2017-2995,
CVE-2017-2996)

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2982.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2984.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2985.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2986.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2987.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2988.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2990.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2991.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2992.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2993.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2994.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2995.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2996.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-04.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0275.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:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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