RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2011:0850)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 54984


The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.


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

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important 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 one vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. This vulnerability is detailed on the Adobe security page APSB11-13, listed in the References section. (CVE-2011-2107)

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


Update the affected flash-plugin package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 54984

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2011-0850.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/06/07

Modified: 2017/01/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

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

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: 2011/06/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2107

OSVDB: 72723

RHSA: 2011:0850