RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2015:0140)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 81244

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 APSB15-04 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-2015-0314, CVE-2015-0315, CVE-2015-0316, CVE-2015-0317, CVE-2015-0318, CVE-2015-0319, CVE-2015-0320, CVE-2015-0321, CVE-2015-0322, CVE-2015-0323, CVE-2015-0324, CVE-2015-0325, CVE-2015-0326, CVE-2015-0327, CVE-2015-0328, CVE-2015-0329, CVE-2015-0330)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.442.

Solution

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-04.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015:0140

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0329

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0325

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0328

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0317

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0316

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0315

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0314

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0324

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0330

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0322

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0323

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0320

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0321

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0326

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0327

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0319

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0318

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-0331

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 81244

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2015-0140.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/9/2015

Updated: 2/5/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/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: 2/6/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/6/2015

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player PCRE Regex Vulnerability)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0314, CVE-2015-0315, CVE-2015-0316, CVE-2015-0317, CVE-2015-0318, CVE-2015-0319, CVE-2015-0320, CVE-2015-0321, CVE-2015-0322, CVE-2015-0323, CVE-2015-0324, CVE-2015-0325, CVE-2015-0326, CVE-2015-0327, CVE-2015-0328, CVE-2015-0329, CVE-2015-0330, CVE-2015-0331

BID: 72514

RHSA: 2015:0140