RHEL 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2017:3222)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 104622

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 27.0.0.187.

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-2017-3112, CVE-2017-3114, CVE-2017-11213, CVE-2017-11215, CVE-2017-11225)

Solution

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-33.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3222

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-3112

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-3114

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-11213

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-11215

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-11225

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 104622

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2017-3222.nasl

Version: 3.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/11/16

Updated: 2019/10/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flash-plugin, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/11/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/12/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11213, CVE-2017-11215, CVE-2017-11225, CVE-2017-3112, CVE-2017-3114

RHSA: 2017:3222