SUSE SLED12 Security Update : flash-player (SUSE-SU-2017:0703-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 97776

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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 25.0.0.127 (bsc#1029374), fixing the following vulnerabilities advised under APSB17-07 :

- CVE-2017-2997: This update resolves a buffer overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution.

- CVE-2017-2998, CVE-2017-2999: This update resolves memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution.

- CVE-2017-3000: This update resolves a random number generator vulnerability used for constant blinding that could lead to information disclosure.

- CVE-2017-3001, CVE-2017-3002, CVE-2017-3003: This update resolves use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution.

- Details:
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/a psb17-07.html

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-SP1-2017-385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-385=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1029374

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-07.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-2997/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-2998/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-2999/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3000/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3001/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3002/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-3003/

http://www.nessus.org/u?51ee2c4a

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 97776

File Name: suse_SU-2017-0703-1.nasl

Version: 3.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/16/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

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

Risk Factor: Critical

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: 3/15/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2997, CVE-2017-2998, CVE-2017-2999, CVE-2017-3000, CVE-2017-3001, CVE-2017-3002, CVE-2017-3003