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PostPosted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201607-03 ] Adobe Flash Player Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201607-03)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: July 13, 2016
Bug(s): #588738
ID: 201607-03

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: < 11.2.202.632
Unaffected: >= 11.2.202.632
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-11.2.202.632"
   


References

CVE-2016-4217
CVE-2016-4218
CVE-2016-4219
CVE-2016-4220
CVE-2016-4221
CVE-2016-4222
CVE-2016-4223
CVE-2016-4224
CVE-2016-4225
CVE-2016-4226
CVE-2016-4227
CVE-2016-4228
CVE-2016-4229
CVE-2016-4230
CVE-2016-4231
CVE-2016-4232
CVE-2016-4233
CVE-2016-4234
CVE-2016-4235
CVE-2016-4236
CVE-2016-4237
CVE-2016-4238
CVE-2016-4239
CVE-2016-4240
CVE-2016-4241
CVE-2016-4242
CVE-2016-4243
CVE-2016-4244
CVE-2016-4245
CVE-2016-4246
CVE-2016-4247
CVE-2016-4248
CVE-2016-4249
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