RHEL 3 / 4 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2006:0268)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63832


The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.


An updated Macromedia Flash Player package that fixes a security issue is now available.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla-compatible Macromedia Flash Player browser plug-in.

Security issues were discovered in the Macromedia Flash Player. It may be possible to execute arbitrary code on a victim's machine if the victim opens a malicious Macromedia Flash file. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2006-0024 to this issue.

Users of Macromedia Flash Player should upgrade to this updated package, which contains version 7.0.64 and is not vulnerable to this issue.


Update the affected flash-plugin package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63832

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2006-0268.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/24

Modified: 2014/05/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flash-plugin, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/03/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/03/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0024

OSVDB: 23908

RHSA: 2006:0268