RHEL 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2012:1173)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 61559

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes one security issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 APSB12-18, listed in the References section. Specially crafted SWF content could cause flash-plugin to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when a victim loads a page containing the malicious SWF content.
(CVE-2012-1535)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.238.

Solution

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

See Also

https://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-18.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012:1173

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1535

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-4163

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-4164

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-4165

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-4166

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-4167

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-4168

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-5054

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 61559

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2012-1173.nasl

Version: 1.35

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/16/2012

Updated: 6/8/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-4167

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flash-plugin, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.3

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: 8/15/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/15/2012

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 3/24/2022, 6/22/2022

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player 11.3 Kern Table Parsing Integer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1535, CVE-2012-4163, CVE-2012-4164, CVE-2012-4165, CVE-2012-4167, CVE-2012-4168, CVE-2012-5054

BID: 55009

RHSA: 2012:1173