RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2011:0206)

High Nessus Plugin ID 51933

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes multiple security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash Player web browser plug-in.

This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player.
These vulnerabilities are detailed on the Adobe security page APSB11-02, listed in the References section.

Multiple security flaws were found in the way flash-plugin displayed certain SWF content. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when the victim loaded a page containing the specially crafted SWF content. (CVE-2011-0558, CVE-2011-0559, CVE-2011-0560, CVE-2011-0561, CVE-2011-0571, CVE-2011-0572, CVE-2011-0573, CVE-2011-0574, CVE-2011-0575, CVE-2011-0577, CVE-2011-0578, CVE-2011-0607, CVE-2011-0608)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 10.2.152.27.

Solution

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0558

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0559

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0560

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0561

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0571

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0572

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0573

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0574

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0575

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0577

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0578

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0607

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0608

https://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-02.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011:0206

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 51933

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2011-0206.nasl

Version: 1.29

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/02/10

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flash-plugin, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/02/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/02/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0558, CVE-2011-0559, CVE-2011-0560, CVE-2011-0561, CVE-2011-0571, CVE-2011-0572, CVE-2011-0573, CVE-2011-0574, CVE-2011-0575, CVE-2011-0577, CVE-2011-0578, CVE-2011-0607, CVE-2011-0608

BID: 46186, 46188, 46189, 46190, 46191, 46192, 46193, 46194, 46195, 46196, 46197, 46282, 46283

RHSA: 2011:0206