openSUSE Security Update : flash-player (flash-player-378)

High Nessus Plugin ID 39961


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


An unspecified vulnerability in flash-player allowed attackers to take control of the victim's system by having the victim load a specially crafted SWF file (CVE-2008-5499).


Update the affected flash-player package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 39961

File Name: suse_11_0_flash-player-081218.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2015/01/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flash-player, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/18

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player ActionScript Launch Command Execution Vulnerability)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5499

CWE: 94