RHEL 3 / 4 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2010:0624)

High Nessus Plugin ID 63945


The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.


An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes multiple security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 Extras.

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 multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player.
These vulnerabilities are detailed on the Adobe security page APSB10-16, listed in the References section.

Multiple security flaws were found in the way flash-plugin 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, potentially, execute arbitrary code when the victim loaded a page containing the specially crafted SWF content. (CVE-2010-0209, CVE-2010-2213, CVE-2010-2214, CVE-2010-2216)

A clickjacking flaw was discovered in flash-plugin. A specially crafted SWF file could trick a user into unintentionally or mistakenly clicking a link or a dialog. (CVE-2010-2215)

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


Update the affected flash-plugin package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63945

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2010-0624.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/24

Modified: 2016/05/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flash-plugin, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.8

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/08/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0209, CVE-2010-2213, CVE-2010-2214, CVE-2010-2215, CVE-2010-2216

BID: 42358, 42361, 42362, 42363, 42364

RHSA: 2010:0624