RHEL 3 / 4 / 5 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2007:0696)
High Nessus Plugin ID 40704
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes a security issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras, 4 Extras, and 5 Supplementary.
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
The flash-plugin package contains a Firefox-compatible Adobe Flash Player browser plug-in.
An input validation flaw was found in the way Flash Player displayed certain content. It may be possible to execute arbitrary code on a victim's machine if the victim opens a malicious Adobe Flash file.
Users of Adobe Flash Player should upgrade to this updated package, which contains version 188.8.131.52. and is not vulnerable to this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected flash-plugin package.