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

High Nessus Plugin ID 57101


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


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).


Apply SAT patch number 5184.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57101

File Name: suse_11_flash-player-110921.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2011/09/21

Reference Information

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