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PostPosted: Thu Dec 11, 2014 7:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201412-07 ] Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilit Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201412-07)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: December 11, 2014
Bug(s): #530692, #532074
ID: 201412-07

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: < 11.2.202.425
Unaffected: >= 11.2.202.425
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-11.2.202.425"
   


References

CVE-2014-0580
CVE-2014-0587
CVE-2014-8439
CVE-2014-8443
CVE-2014-9162
CVE-2014-9163
CVE-2014-9164
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