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Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201101-09 / adobe-flash
Release Date January 21, 2011
Latest Revision January 21, 2011: 01
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-plugins/adobe-flash < 10.1.102.64 >= 10.1.102.64 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #307749, #322855, #332205, #337204, #343089

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service.

2.  Impact Information

Background

The Adobe Flash Player is a renderer for the SWF file format, which is commonly used to provide interactive websites.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Adobe Flash Player. For further information please consult the CVE entries and the Adobe Security Bulletins referenced below.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted SWF file, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest stable version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-10.1.102.64"

4.  References



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