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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63832

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

See Also

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2006-0024.html

http://www.macromedia.com/devnet/security/security_zone/apsb06-03.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0268.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63832

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

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/24

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

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

RHSA: 2006:0268