RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2014:1852)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 79228

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes multiple security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links 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 APSB14-24, listed in the References section.

Multiple flaws were found in the way flash-plugin displayed certain SWF content. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when the victim loaded a page containing the malicious SWF content. (CVE-2014-0573, CVE-2014-0574, CVE-2014-0576, CVE-2014-0577, CVE-2014-0581, CVE-2014-0582, CVE-2014-0584, CVE-2014-0585, CVE-2014-0586, CVE-2014-0588, CVE-2014-0589, CVE-2014-0590, CVE-2014-8438, CVE-2014-8440, CVE-2014-8441)

This update also fixes an information disclosure flaw in flash-plugin that could allow a remote attacker to obtain a victim's session cookie. (CVE-2014-8437)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.418.

Solution

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-24.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014:1852

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-8440

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-8441

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-0590

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-8438

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-0573

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-0574

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-0588

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-0576

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-0577

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-0585

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-0584

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-8437

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-0586

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-0581

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-0589

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2014-0582

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 79228

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2014-1852.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/11/13

Updated: 2019/10/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/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:6.6

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/11/11

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player UncompressViaZlibVariant Uninitialized Memory)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0573, CVE-2014-0574, CVE-2014-0576, CVE-2014-0577, CVE-2014-0581, CVE-2014-0582, CVE-2014-0584, CVE-2014-0585, CVE-2014-0586, CVE-2014-0588, CVE-2014-0589, CVE-2014-0590, CVE-2014-8437, CVE-2014-8438, CVE-2014-8440, CVE-2014-8441

BID: 71033, 71036, 71037, 71038, 71039, 71041, 71042, 71043, 71044, 71045, 71046, 71047, 71048, 71049, 71050, 71051

RHSA: 2014:1852