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PostPosted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201707-15 ] Adobe Flash Player Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple Vulnerabilities (GLSA 201707-15)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-07-21
Bug(s): #621680, #624620
ID: 201707-15

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the
worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Background

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


Affected Packages

Package: www-plugins/adobe-flash
Vulnerable: < 26.0.0.137
Unaffected: >= 26.0.0.137
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or bypass security restrictions.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Adobe Flash users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-26.0.0.137"
   


References

CVE-2017-3075
CVE-2017-3076
CVE-2017-3077
CVE-2017-3078
CVE-2017-3079
CVE-2017-3080
CVE-2017-3081
CVE-2017-3082
CVE-2017-3083
CVE-2017-3084
CVE-2017-3099
CVE-2017-3100
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