RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2016:1079)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 91156

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

An update for flash-plugin is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash Player web browser plug-in.

This update upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.621.

Security Fix(es) :

* This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player.
These vulnerabilities, detailed in the Adobe Security Bulletin listed in the References section, could allow an attacker to create a specially crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash, execute arbitrary code, or disclose sensitive information when the victim loaded a page containing the malicious SWF content.
(CVE-2016-1096, CVE-2016-1097, CVE-2016-1098, CVE-2016-1099, CVE-2016-1100, CVE-2016-1101, CVE-2016-1102, CVE-2016-1103, CVE-2016-1104, CVE-2016-1105, CVE-2016-1106, CVE-2016-1107, CVE-2016-1108, CVE-2016-1109, CVE-2016-1110, CVE-2016-4108, CVE-2016-4109, CVE-2016-4110, CVE-2016-4111, CVE-2016-4112, CVE-2016-4113, CVE-2016-4114, CVE-2016-4115, CVE-2016-4116, CVE-2016-4117)

Solution

Update the affected flash-plugin package.

See Also

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-15.html

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsa16-02.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1079

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-4109

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1110

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1098

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1099

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1096

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1097

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1108

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1109

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1104

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1105

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1106

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1107

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1100

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1101

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1102

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1103

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-4114

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-4115

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-4116

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-4117

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-4110

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-4111

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-4112

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-4113

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-4108

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-4120

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-4121

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-4160

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-4161

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-4162

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-4163

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91156

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2016-1079.nasl

Version: 2.22

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/16

Updated: 2019/02/11

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/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

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: 2016/05/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/05/11

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player DeleteRangeTimelineOperation Type-Confusion)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1096, CVE-2016-1097, CVE-2016-1098, CVE-2016-1099, CVE-2016-1100, CVE-2016-1101, CVE-2016-1102, CVE-2016-1103, CVE-2016-1104, CVE-2016-1105, CVE-2016-1106, CVE-2016-1107, CVE-2016-1108, CVE-2016-1109, CVE-2016-1110, CVE-2016-4108, CVE-2016-4109, CVE-2016-4110, CVE-2016-4111, CVE-2016-4112, CVE-2016-4113, CVE-2016-4114, CVE-2016-4115, CVE-2016-4116, CVE-2016-4117, CVE-2016-4120, CVE-2016-4121, CVE-2016-4160, CVE-2016-4161, CVE-2016-4162, CVE-2016-4163

RHSA: 2016:1079