GLSA-201711-13 : Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 104694

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VPR Score: 6.7

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-201711-13 (Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player.
Please review the referenced CVE identifiers and Adobe Security Bulletin for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-plugins/adobe-flash-27.0.0.187'

See Also

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-13

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 104694

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201711-13.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Published: 2017/11/20

Updated: 2021/01/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:adobe-flash, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/11/19

Reference Information

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

GLSA: 201711-13