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Gentoo: 201407-02 Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201407-02
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: July 09, 2014
     Bugs: #516750
       ID: 201407-02

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, 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              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  www-plugins/adobe-flash   < 11.2.202.394         >= 11.2.202.394 

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, or cause 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:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-11.2.202.394"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2014-0537
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0537
[ 2 ] CVE-2014-0539
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0539
[ 3 ] CVE-2014-4671
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-4671

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201407-02.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
 
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