RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2013:0643)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 65543

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 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 multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player.
These vulnerabilities are detailed in the Adobe Security bulletin APSB13-09, 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-2013-0646, CVE-2013-0650, CVE-2013-1371, CVE-2013-1375)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.275.

Solution

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

See Also

https://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-09.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013:0643

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2013-0650

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2013-0646

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2013-1375

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2013-1371

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 65543

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2013-0643.nasl

Version: 1.25

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/14/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flash-plugin, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.9, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.4

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/13/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/13/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0646, CVE-2013-0650, CVE-2013-1371, CVE-2013-1375

BID: 58436, 58438, 58439, 58440

RHSA: 2013:0643