RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2013:0243)

High Nessus Plugin ID 64517

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes two security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 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 two vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These vulnerabilities are detailed in the Adobe Security bulletin APSB13-04, 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-2013-0633, CVE-2013-0634)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.262.

Solution

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

See Also

https://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-04.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013:0243

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2013-0634

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2013-0633

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 64517

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2013-0243.nasl

Version: 1.25

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/02/10

Updated: 2019/09/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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:H/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:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.3

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: 2013/02/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/02/08

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player Regular Expression Heap Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0633, CVE-2013-0634

BID: 57787, 57788

RHSA: 2013:0243