RHEL 3 / 4 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2010:0103)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63918
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes a security issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 Extras.
This update has been rated as having important 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.
This update fixes a vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. This vulnerability is summarized on the Adobe Security Advisory APSB10-06 page listed in the References section. If a victim loaded a web page containing specially crafted SWF content, it could cause Flash Player to perform unauthorized cross-domain requests, leading to the disclosure of sensitive data. (CVE-2010-0186)
All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 9.0.262.0.
SolutionUpdate the affected flash-plugin package.