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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 61783


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


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.


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 61783

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201209-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/09/05

Modified: 2017/08/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:ND

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: 2012/09/05

Exploitable With


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

OSVDB: 84607, 84789, 84790, 84791, 84792, 84793, 84794

GLSA: 201209-01