openSUSE Security Update : flash-player (openSUSE-SU-2011:0215-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 75495


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The Adobe Flash Player was updated to the, fixing several bugs and one security issue.

This vulnerability (CVE-2011-0609) could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. There are reports that this vulnerability is being exploited in the wild in targeted attacks via a Flash (.swf) file embedded in a Microsoft Excel (.xls) file delivered as an email attachment.


Update the affected flash-player package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75495

File Name: suse_11_3_flash-player-110321.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flash-player, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/03/21

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player AVM Bytecode Verification Vulnerability)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0609