RHEL 5 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2012:1203)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 64053

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

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

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 several vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These vulnerabilities are detailed on the Adobe security pages APSB12-18 and APSB12-19, listed in the References section. Specially crafted SWF content could cause flash-plugin to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when a victim loads a page containing the malicious SWF content. (CVE-2012-1535, CVE-2012-4163, CVE-2012-4164, CVE-2012-4165, CVE-2012-4166, CVE-2012-4167)

A flaw in flash-plugin could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information if a victim were tricked into visiting a specially crafted web page. (CVE-2012-4168)

Note: This erratum upgrades Adobe Flash Player from version 10.3.183.20 to version 11.2.202.238.

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.238.

Solution

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

See Also

https://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-18.html

https://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-19.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012:1203

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1535

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-4163

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-4164

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-4165

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-4166

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-4167

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-4168

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-5054

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 64053

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2012-1203.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/24/2013

Updated: 6/8/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-4167

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flash-plugin, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5

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: 8/23/2012

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 3/24/2022, 6/22/2022

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player 11.3 Kern Table Parsing Integer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1535, CVE-2012-4163, CVE-2012-4164, CVE-2012-4165, CVE-2012-4167, CVE-2012-4168, CVE-2012-5054

BID: 55009, 55136

RHSA: 2012:1203