openSUSE Security Update : flash-player (openSUSE-SU-2012:0265-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 75841


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


flash-player was updated to the security update to

It fixes lots of security issues, some already exploited in the wild.

Details can be found on: tml

These vulnerabilities could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. This update also resolves a universal cross-site scripting vulnerability 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. There are reports that this vulnerability (CVE-2012-0767) 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 (Internet Explorer on Windows only).


Update the affected flash-player package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 75841

File Name: suse_11_4_flash-player-120216.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2018/02/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/16

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player MP4 "cprt" Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0751, CVE-2012-0752, CVE-2012-0753, CVE-2012-0754, CVE-2012-0755, CVE-2012-0756, CVE-2012-0767