SUSE SLED12 Security Update : flash-player (SUSE-SU-2016:3148-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 95821


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


This update for flash-player fixes the following issues :

- Security update to (bsc#1015379) APSB16-39 :

- These updates resolve use-after-free vulnerabilities that could have lead to code execution (CVE-2016-7872, CVE-2016-7877, CVE-2016-7878, CVE-2016-7879, CVE-2016-7880, CVE-2016-7881, CVE-2016-7892).

- These updates resolve buffer overflow vulnerabilities that could have lead to code execution (CVE-2016-7867, CVE-2016-7868, CVE-2016-7869, CVE-2016-7870).

- These updates resolve memory corruption vulnerabilities that could have lead to code execution (CVE-2016-7871, CVE-2016-7873, CVE-2016-7874, CVE-2016-7875, CVE-2016-7876).

- These updates resolve a security bypass vulnerability (CVE-2016-7890).

- Keep standalone flashplayer at version 11, no newer version exists (INSECURE!).

- Update EULA to version 24.0.

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-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2016-1816=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1816=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 95821

File Name: suse_SU-2016-3148-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/14

Modified: 2017/01/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9

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:F/RL:O/RC:X

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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7867, CVE-2016-7868, CVE-2016-7869, CVE-2016-7870, CVE-2016-7871, CVE-2016-7872, CVE-2016-7873, CVE-2016-7874, CVE-2016-7875, CVE-2016-7876, CVE-2016-7877, CVE-2016-7878, CVE-2016-7879, CVE-2016-7880, CVE-2016-7881, CVE-2016-7890, CVE-2016-7892

OSVDB: 148553, 148554, 148555, 148556, 148557, 148558, 148559, 148560, 148561, 148562, 148563, 148564, 148565, 148566, 148567, 148568, 148569