SuSE 11.1 Security Update : flash-player (SAT Patch Number 5817)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 57996


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


flash-player was updated to version

It fixes lots of security issues, some already exploited in the wild.

Details can be found at :

These vulnerabilities could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. This update also resolves a universal cross-site scripting vulnerability 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. There are reports that this vulnerability (CVE-2012-0767) 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 (Internet Explorer on Windows only).


Apply SAT patch number 5817.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 57996

File Name: suse_11_flash-player-120216.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/02/17

Modified: 2018/02/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/16

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player MP4 "cprt" Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0751, CVE-2012-0752, CVE-2012-0753, CVE-2012-0754, CVE-2012-0755, CVE-2012-0756, CVE-2012-0767