RHEL 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2018:3618)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118964

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 Important. 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 31.0.0.148.

Security Fix(es) :

* flash-plugin: Information Disclosure vulnerability (APSB18-39) (CVE-2018-15978)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-39.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3618

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-15978

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118964

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-3618.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/15

Updated: 2018/12/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15978

RHSA: 2018:3618