RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2013:1518)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 70913


The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.


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. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link 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 APSB13-26, 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-2013-5329, CVE-2013-5330)

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: Critical

ID: 70913

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2013-1518.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/11/14

Modified: 2017/01/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/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:6.4

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2013/11/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5329, CVE-2013-5330

BID: 63680, 63683

OSVDB: 99655, 99656

RHSA: 2013:1518