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Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201204-07 / Adobe Flash Player
Release Date April 17, 2012
Latest Revision April 17, 2012: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-plugins/adobe-flash < 11.2.202.228 >= 11.2.202.228 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #390149, #404101, #407023, #410005

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player, the worst of which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

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 have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted SWF file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to bypass intended access restrictions, bypass cross-domain policy, inject arbitrary web script, or obtain sensitive information.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

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

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
  ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-11.2.202.228"

4.  References



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