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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
RedHat Linux An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes a security issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 Extras. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2010:0103-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0103.html
Issue date:        2010-02-12
CVE Names:         CVE-2010-0186 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes a security issue is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 Extras.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Desktop version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras - i386

3. Description:

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash
Player web browser plug-in.

This update fixes a vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. This vulnerability
is summarized on the Adobe Security Advisory APSB10-06 page listed in the
References section. If a victim loaded a web page containing
specially-crafted SWF content, it could cause Flash Player to perform
unauthorized cross-domain requests, leading to the disclosure of sensitive
data. (CVE-2010-0186)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 9.0.262.0.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network.  Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

563819 - CVE-2010-0186 flash-plugin: unauthorized cross-domain requests (APSB10-06)

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.262.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.262.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.262.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.262.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.262.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.262.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.262.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.262.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and 
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-0186.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-06.html

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2010 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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