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PostPosted: Thu Feb 06, 2014 12:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201402-06 ] Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilit Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201402-06)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: February 06, 2014
Bug(s): #491148, #493894, #498170, #500313
ID: 201402-06

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the
worst of which could result in execution of 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: < 11.2.202.336
Unaffected: >= 11.2.202.336
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash
Player. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted SWF
file using Adobe Flash Player, possibly resulting in execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service
condition.


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-11.2.202.336"
   


References

CVE-2013-5329
CVE-2013-5330
CVE-2013-5331
CVE-2013-5332
CVE-2014-0491
CVE-2014-0492
CVE-2014-0497
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