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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 95821
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VPR Score: 8.9

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for flash-player fixes the following issues :

- Security update to 24.0.0.186 (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.

Solution

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1015379

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7867/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7868/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7869/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7870/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7871/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7872/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7873/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7874/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7875/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7876/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7877/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7878/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7879/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7880/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7881/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7890/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7892/

http://www.nessus.org/u?d1075064

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 95821

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

Version: 2.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/14/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: 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: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

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: 12/14/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/15/2016

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