GLSA-201806-02 : Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110523

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-201806-02 (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 obtain sensitive information.
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-30.0.0.113'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201806-02

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110523

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201806-02.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/06/14

Modified: 2018/06/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-4944, CVE-2018-4945, CVE-2018-5000, CVE-2018-5001, CVE-2018-5002

GLSA: 201806-02