RHEL 5 / 6 : flash-plugin (RHSA-2016:2119)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 94318
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn 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 18.104.22.1683.
Security Fix(es) :
* This update fixes one vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. This vulnerability, 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-2016-7855)
SolutionUpdate the affected flash-plugin package.