GLSA-201001-02 : Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 44891


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201001-02 (Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player:
An anonymous researcher working with the Zero Day Initiative reported that Adobe Flash Player does not properly process JPEG files (CVE-2009-3794).
Jim Cheng of EffectiveUI reported an unspecified data injection vulnerability (CVE-2009-3796).
Bing Liu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs reported multiple unspecified memory corruption vulnerabilities (CVE-2009-3797, CVE-2009-3798).
Damian Put reported an integer overflow in the Verifier::parseExceptionHandlers() function (CVE-2009-3799).
Will Dormann of CERT reported multiple unspecified Denial of Service vulnerabilities (CVE-2009-3800).
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted SWF file, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service via unknown vectors.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 44891

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201001-02.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Published: 2010/02/25

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/01/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3794, CVE-2009-3796, CVE-2009-3797, CVE-2009-3798, CVE-2009-3799, CVE-2009-3800

BID: 37266, 37267, 37269, 37270, 37273, 37275

GLSA: 201001-02

CWE: 94, 119, 189, 399