GLSA-201209-01 : Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 61783

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201209-01 (Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open specially crafted SWF content, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to obtain sensitive information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-plugins/adobe-flash-11.2.202.238'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201209-01

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 61783

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201209-01.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 9/5/2012

Updated: 3/8/2022

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:adobe-flash, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/5/2012

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 3/24/2022

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

BID: 55009, 55136

GLSA: 201209-01