openSUSE Security Update : flash-player (openSUSE-SU-2011:1060-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 75838


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update resolves a universal cross-site scripting issue that could be used to take actions on a user's behalf on any website or webmail provider if the user visits a malicious website (CVE-2011-2444).

Note: There are reports that this issue is being exploited in the wild in active targeted attacks designed to trick the user into clicking on a malicious link delivered in an email message.

This update resolves an AVM stack overflow issue that may allow for remote code execution. (CVE-2011-2426).

This update resolves an AVM stack overflow issue that may lead to denial of service and code execution. (CVE-2011-2427).

This update resolves a logic error issue which causes a browser crash and may lead to code execution. (CVE-2011- 2428).

This update resolves a Flash Player security control bypass which could allow information disclosure. (CVE-2011-2429).

This update resolves a streaming media logic error vulnerability which could lead to code execution. (CVE-2011-2430).


Update the affected flash-player package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75838

File Name: suse_11_4_flash-player-110921.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: 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:11.4

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/21/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2426, CVE-2011-2427, CVE-2011-2428, CVE-2011-2429, CVE-2011-2430, CVE-2011-2444