GLSA-201412-07 : Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 79960


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-07 (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 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-'

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 79960

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201412-07.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/12/15

Modified: 2016/05/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

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: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0580, CVE-2014-0587, CVE-2014-8439, CVE-2014-8443, CVE-2014-9162, CVE-2014-9163, CVE-2014-9164

BID: 71289, 71581, 71582, 71583, 71584, 71585, 71586

GLSA: 201412-07