SuSE 10 Security Update : flash-player (ZYPP Patch Number 5877)

High Nessus Plugin ID 51729


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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)


Apply ZYPP patch number 5877.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 51729

File Name: suse_flash-player-5877.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/01/27

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

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