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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 91204


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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

A critical vulnerability (CVE-2016-4117) exists in Adobe Flash Player 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)


Update the affected flash-player packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91204

File Name: openSUSE-2016-587.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/18

Modified: 2016/12/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4117