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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201606-08 ] Adobe Flash Player Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201606-08)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: June 18, 2016
Bug(s): #579166, #582670, #586044
ID: 201606-08

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: < 11.2.202.626
Unaffected: >= 11.2.202.626
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-11.2.202.626"
   


References

CVE-2016-1019
CVE-2016-1019
CVE-2016-1019
CVE-2016-4117
CVE-2016-4117
CVE-2016-4120
CVE-2016-4120
CVE-2016-4120
CVE-2016-4121
CVE-2016-4160
CVE-2016-4161
CVE-2016-4162
CVE-2016-4163
CVE-2016-4171
CVE-2016-4171
CVE-2016-4171
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