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Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201402-06 / adobe-flash
Release Date February 06, 2014
Latest Revision February 06, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-plugins/adobe-flash < 11.2.202.336 >= 11.2.202.336 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #491148, #493894, #498170, #500313

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the worst of which could result in execution of 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 unspecified 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 using Adobe Flash Player, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

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-11.2.202.336"

4.  References



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