Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 201204-07 / Adobe Flash Player
||April 17, 2012
||April 17, 2012: 1
All supported architectures
#390149, #404101, #407023, #410005
Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player, the worst of which
might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
The Adobe Flash Player is a renderer for the SWF file format, which is
commonly used to provide interactive websites.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
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
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose