GLSA-200603-20 : Macromedia Flash Player: Arbitrary code execution

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21127


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200603-20 (Macromedia Flash Player: Arbitrary code execution)

The Macromedia Flash Player contains multiple unspecified vulnerabilities.
Impact :

An attacker serving a maliciously crafted SWF file could entice a user to view the SWF file and execute arbitrary code on the user's machine.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Macromedia Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-plugins/adobe-flash-7.0.63'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21127

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200603-20.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/03/23

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

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

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: 2006/03/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/03/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0024

OSVDB: 23908

GLSA: 200603-20