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PostPosted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 12:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201511-02 ] Adobe Flash Player Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201511-02)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: November 17, 2015
Bug(s): #563014, #563172, #565318
ID: 201511-02

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: < 11.2.202.548
Unaffected: >= 11.2.202.548
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, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain
sensitive information, 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-11.2.202.548"
   


References

CVE-2015-5569
CVE-2015-7625
CVE-2015-7626
CVE-2015-7627
CVE-2015-7628
CVE-2015-7629
CVE-2015-7630
CVE-2015-7631
CVE-2015-7632
CVE-2015-7633
CVE-2015-7634
CVE-2015-7643
CVE-2015-7644
CVE-2015-7645
CVE-2015-7646
CVE-2015-7647
CVE-2015-7648
CVE-2015-7651
CVE-2015-7652
CVE-2015-7653
CVE-2015-7654
CVE-2015-7655
CVE-2015-7656
CVE-2015-7657
CVE-2015-7658
CVE-2015-7659
CVE-2015-7660
CVE-2015-7661
CVE-2015-7662
CVE-2015-7663
CVE-2015-8042
CVE-2015-8043
CVE-2015-8044
CVE-2015-8046
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