openSUSE Security Update : flash-player (openSUSE-2016-587)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 91204

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This security update for flash-player to 11.2.202.621 fixes the following issues (boo#979422) :

A critical vulnerability (CVE-2016-4117) exists in Adobe Flash Player 21.0.0.226 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Chrome OS. Successful exploitation could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. (APSA16-02)

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

Solution

Update the affected flash-player packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=979422

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91204

File Name: openSUSE-2016-587.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/18

Updated: 2019/04/11

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:novell:opensuse:flash-player, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flash-player-gnome, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:flash-player-kde4, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/05/11

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player DeleteRangeTimelineOperation Type-Confusion)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4117