SuSE 11.1 Security Update : flash-player (SAT Patch Number 5184)

high Nessus Plugin ID 57101
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description

This update resolves

- a universal cross-site scripting issue that could be used to take actions on a user's behalf on any website or webmail provider if the user visits a malicious website. (CVE-2011-2444)

Note: There are reports that this issue is being exploited in the wild in active targeted attacks designed to trick the user into clicking on a malicious link delivered in an email message.

- an AVM stack overflow issue that may allow for remote code execution. (CVE-2011-2426)

- an AVM stack overflow issue that may lead to denial of service and code execution. (CVE-2011-2427).

- a logic error issue which causes a browser crash and may lead to code execution. (CVE-2011- 2428).

- a Flash Player security control bypass which could allow information disclosure. (CVE-2011-2429).

- a streaming media logic error vulnerability which could lead to code execution. (CVE-2011-2430).

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 5184.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=719400

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2426.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2427.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2428.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2429.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2430.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2444.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57101

File Name: suse_11_flash-player-110921.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/13/2011

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:flash-player, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/21/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2426, CVE-2011-2427, CVE-2011-2428, CVE-2011-2429, CVE-2011-2430, CVE-2011-2444