GLSA-201408-05 : Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 77212


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201408-05 (Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition or bypass security restrictions.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-plugins/adobe-flash-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 77212

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201408-05.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/08/15

Modified: 2016/05/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:adobe-flash, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/08/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0538, CVE-2014-0540, CVE-2014-0541, CVE-2014-0542, CVE-2014-0543, CVE-2014-0544, CVE-2014-0545

BID: 69190, 69191, 69192, 69194, 69195, 69196, 69197

OSVDB: 109968, 109969, 109970, 109971, 109972, 109973, 109974

GLSA: 201408-05