RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2015:1603)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 85372

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 APSB15-19 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-2015-5127, CVE-2015-5128, CVE-2015-5129, CVE-2015-5130, CVE-2015-5131, CVE-2015-5132, CVE-2015-5133, CVE-2015-5134, CVE-2015-5539, CVE-2015-5540, CVE-2015-5541, CVE-2015-5544, CVE-2015-5545, CVE-2015-5546, CVE-2015-5547, CVE-2015-5548, CVE-2015-5549, CVE-2015-5550, CVE-2015-5551, CVE-2015-5552, CVE-2015-5553, CVE-2015-5554, CVE-2015-5555, CVE-2015-5556, CVE-2015-5557, CVE-2015-5558, CVE-2015-5559, CVE-2015-5560, CVE-2015-5561, CVE-2015-5562, CVE-2015-5563, CVE-2015-5564)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.508.

Solution

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-19.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015:1603

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5127

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5129

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5564

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5563

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5562

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5561

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5560

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5541

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5540

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5545

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5544

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5547

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5546

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5549

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5548

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5130

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5131

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5132

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5133

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5134

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5552

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5553

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5550

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5551

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5556

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5557

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5554

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5555

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5558

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5559

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5539

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5565

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5566

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 85372

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2015-1603.nasl

Version: 2.28

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/08/13

Updated: 2018/12/27

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:6.7

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: 2015/08/12

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5127, CVE-2015-5129, CVE-2015-5130, CVE-2015-5131, CVE-2015-5132, CVE-2015-5133, CVE-2015-5134, CVE-2015-5539, CVE-2015-5540, CVE-2015-5541, CVE-2015-5544, CVE-2015-5545, CVE-2015-5546, CVE-2015-5547, CVE-2015-5548, CVE-2015-5549, CVE-2015-5550, CVE-2015-5551, CVE-2015-5552, CVE-2015-5553, CVE-2015-5554, CVE-2015-5555, CVE-2015-5556, CVE-2015-5557, CVE-2015-5558, CVE-2015-5559, CVE-2015-5560, CVE-2015-5561, CVE-2015-5562, CVE-2015-5563, CVE-2015-5564, CVE-2015-5565, CVE-2015-5566

RHSA: 2015:1603