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PostPosted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 7:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201409-05 ] Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilit Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201409-05)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: September 19, 2014
Bug(s): #522448
ID: 201409-05

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: < 11.2.202.406
Unaffected: >= 11.2.202.406
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 Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-11.2.202.406"
   


References

CVE-2014-0547
CVE-2014-0548
CVE-2014-0549
CVE-2014-0550
CVE-2014-0551
CVE-2014-0552
CVE-2014-0553
CVE-2014-0554
CVE-2014-0555
CVE-2014-0556
CVE-2014-0557
CVE-2014-0559
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