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PostPosted: Fri Nov 21, 2014 1:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201411-06 ] Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilit Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201411-06)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: November 21, 2014
Bug(s): #525430, #529088
ID: 201411-06

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: < 11.2.202.418
Unaffected: >= 11.2.202.418
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-11.2.202.418"
   


References

CVE-2014-0558
CVE-2014-0564
CVE-2014-0569
CVE-2014-0573
CVE-2014-0574
CVE-2014-0576
CVE-2014-0577
CVE-2014-0581
CVE-2014-0582
CVE-2014-0583
CVE-2014-0584
CVE-2014-0585
CVE-2014-0586
CVE-2014-0588
CVE-2014-0589
CVE-2014-0590
CVE-2014-8437
CVE-2014-8438
CVE-2014-8440
CVE-2014-8441
CVE-2014-8442
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