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PostPosted: Sat Mar 12, 2016 12:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201603-07 ] Adobe Flash Player Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201603-07)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: March 12, 2016
Bug(s): #574284, #576980
ID: 201603-07

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: < 11.2.202.577
Unaffected: >= 11.2.202.577
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-11.2.202.577"
   


References

CVE-2016-0960
CVE-2016-0961
CVE-2016-0962
CVE-2016-0963
CVE-2016-0964
CVE-2016-0965
CVE-2016-0966
CVE-2016-0967
CVE-2016-0968
CVE-2016-0969
CVE-2016-0970
CVE-2016-0971
CVE-2016-0972
CVE-2016-0973
CVE-2016-0974
CVE-2016-0975
CVE-2016-0976
CVE-2016-0977
CVE-2016-0978
CVE-2016-0979
CVE-2016-0980
CVE-2016-0981
CVE-2016-0982
CVE-2016-0983
CVE-2016-0984
CVE-2016-0985
CVE-2016-0986
CVE-2016-0987
CVE-2016-0988
CVE-2016-0989
CVE-2016-0990
CVE-2016-0991
CVE-2016-0992
CVE-2016-0993
CVE-2016-0994
CVE-2016-0995
CVE-2016-0996
CVE-2016-0997
CVE-2016-0998
CVE-2016-0999
CVE-2016-1000
CVE-2016-1001
CVE-2016-1002
CVE-2016-1005
CVE-2016-1010
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