RHEL 5 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2009:1188)

high Nessus Plugin ID 63886
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VPR Score: 9

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

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

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

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

Multiple security flaws were found in the way Flash Player displayed certain SWF content. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code when the victim loaded a page containing the specially crafted SWF content. (CVE-2009-1862, CVE-2009-1863, CVE-2009-1864, CVE-2009-1865, CVE-2009-1866, CVE-2009-1868, CVE-2009-1869)

A clickjacking flaw was discovered in Flash Player. A specially crafted SWF file could trick a user into unintentionally or mistakenly clicking a link or a dialog. (CVE-2009-1867)

A flaw was found in the Flash Player local sandbox. A specially crafted SWF file could cause information disclosure when it was saved to the hard drive. (CVE-2009-1870)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 10.0.32.18.

Solution

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2009-1862

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2009-1863

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2009-1864

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2009-1865

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2009-1866

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2009-1867

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2009-1868

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2009-1869

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2009-1870

https://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-10.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009:1188

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63886

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2009-1188.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/24/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: 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:5.3

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: 7/31/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/23/2009

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1862, CVE-2009-1863, CVE-2009-1864, CVE-2009-1865, CVE-2009-1866, CVE-2009-1867, CVE-2009-1868, CVE-2009-1869, CVE-2009-1870

BID: 35759

RHSA: 2009:1188

CWE: 59, 94, 119, 189, 200, 264