FreeBSD : linux-flashplugin -- arbitrary code execution vulnerability (83421018-b3ef-11da-a32d-000c6ec775d9)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21459
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionAdobe reports :
Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Flash Player that could allow an attacker who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities to take control of the affected system. A malicious SWF must be loaded in Flash Player by the user for an attacker to exploit these vulnerabilities.
Flash Player 8 update (184.108.40.206), and Flash Player 7 update (220.127.116.11) address security vulnerabilities in previous versions of Flash Player, which could lead to the potential execution of arbitrary code. These vulnerabilities could be accessed through content delivered from a remote location via the users web browser, email client, or other applications that include or reference the Flash Player.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.