RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2012:1346)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 62471

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes several security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash Player web browser plug-in.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These vulnerabilities are detailed on the Adobe security page APSB12-22, 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-2012-5248, CVE-2012-5249, CVE-2012-5250, CVE-2012-5251, CVE-2012-5252, CVE-2012-5253, CVE-2012-5254, CVE-2012-5255, CVE-2012-5256, CVE-2012-5257, CVE-2012-5258, CVE-2012-5259, CVE-2012-5260, CVE-2012-5261, CVE-2012-5262, CVE-2012-5263, CVE-2012-5264, CVE-2012-5265, CVE-2012-5266, CVE-2012-5267, CVE-2012-5268, CVE-2012-5269, CVE-2012-5270, CVE-2012-5271, CVE-2012-5272)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.243.

Solution

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

See Also

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5248.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5249.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5250.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5251.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5252.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5253.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5254.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5255.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5256.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5257.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5258.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5259.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5260.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5261.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5262.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5263.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5264.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5265.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5266.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5267.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5268.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5269.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5270.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5271.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5272.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5285.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5286.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5287.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5673.html

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-22.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1346.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 62471

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2012-1346.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/10/10

Modified: 2017/01/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flash-plugin, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, 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: 2012/10/09

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5248, CVE-2012-5249, CVE-2012-5250, CVE-2012-5251, CVE-2012-5252, CVE-2012-5253, CVE-2012-5254, CVE-2012-5255, CVE-2012-5256, CVE-2012-5257, CVE-2012-5258, CVE-2012-5259, CVE-2012-5260, CVE-2012-5261, CVE-2012-5262, CVE-2012-5263, CVE-2012-5264, CVE-2012-5265, CVE-2012-5266, CVE-2012-5267, CVE-2012-5268, CVE-2012-5269, CVE-2012-5270, CVE-2012-5271, CVE-2012-5272, CVE-2012-5285, CVE-2012-5286, CVE-2012-5287, CVE-2012-5673

BID: 55827

OSVDB: 86025, 86026, 86027, 86028, 86029, 86030, 86031, 86032, 86033, 86034, 86035, 86036, 86037, 86038, 86039, 86040, 86041, 86042, 86043, 86044, 86045, 86046, 86047, 86048, 86049

RHSA: 2012:1346