RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2011:0869)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 55159


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 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


Update the affected flash-plugin package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 55159

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2011-0869.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.23 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/06/16

Modified: 2017/08/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

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:6.1

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: 2011/06/15

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player AVM Verification Logic Array Indexing Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2110

BID: 48268

OSVDB: 73007

RHSA: 2011:0869