RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2011:0869)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 55159
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn 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 critical security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link 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 APSB11-18, listed in the References section. Specially crafted SWF content could cause flash-plugin to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code.
All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 10.3.181.26.
SolutionUpdate the affected flash-plugin package.