FreeBSD : linux-flashplugin -- remote code execution (8a34d9e6-c662-11df-b2e1-001b2134ef46)
High Nessus Plugin ID 49652
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionAdobe Product Security Incident Response Team reports :
A critical vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player 10.1.82.76 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player 10.1.92.10 for Android. This vulnerability also affects Adobe Reader 9.3.4 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX, and Adobe Acrobat 9.3.4 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh. This vulnerability (CVE-2010-2884) could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
There are reports that this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild against Adobe Flash Player on Windows. Adobe is not aware of any attacks exploiting this vulnerability against Adobe Reader or Acrobat to date.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.