Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 201209-01 / adobe-flash
||September 05, 2012
||September 05, 2012: 2
All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the
worst of which could result in execution of arbitrary code.
The Adobe Flash Player is a renderer for the SWF file format, which is
commonly used to provide interactive websites.
Multiple unspecified 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 specially crafted SWF
content, 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 obtain sensitive information.
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