SUSE SLED12 Security Update : flash-player (SUSE-SU-2015:1740-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 86398


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


flash-player was updated to version to fix 13 security issues (bsc#950169).

These security issues were fixed :

- A vulnerability that could be exploited to bypass the same-origin-policy and lead to information disclosure (CVE-2015-7628).

- A defense-in-depth feature in the Flash broker API (CVE-2015-5569).

- Use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2015-7629, CVE-2015-7631, CVE-2015-7643, CVE-2015-7644).

- A buffer overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2015-7632).

- Memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2015-7625, CVE-2015-7626, CVE-2015-7627, CVE-2015-7630, CVE-2015-7633, CVE-2015-7634).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-2015-680=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-680=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 86398

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1740-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/10/15

Modified: 2016/05/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:flash-player, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:flash-player-gnome, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/10/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5569, CVE-2015-7625, CVE-2015-7626, CVE-2015-7627, CVE-2015-7628, CVE-2015-7629, CVE-2015-7630, CVE-2015-7631, CVE-2015-7632, CVE-2015-7633, CVE-2015-7634, CVE-2015-7643, CVE-2015-7644

OSVDB: 128762, 128763, 128764, 128765, 128766, 128767, 128768, 128769, 128770, 128771, 128772, 128773, 128774