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Red Hat: 2014:1051-01: flash-plugin: Critical Advisory Print E-mail
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RedHat Linux An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes multiple security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Critical security [More...]
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2014:1051-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1051.html
Issue date:        2014-08-13
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0538 CVE-2014-0540 CVE-2014-0541 
                   CVE-2014-0542 CVE-2014-0543 CVE-2014-0544 
                   CVE-2014-0545 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes multiple security issues
is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Critical security
impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give
detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the
CVE links in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

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

This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These
vulnerabilities are detailed in the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-18,
listed in the References section.

Multiple flaws were found in the way flash-plugin displayed certain SWF
content. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially crafted
SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code when the victim loaded a page containing the malicious SWF
content. (CVE-2014-0538, CVE-2014-0540, CVE-2014-0541, CVE-2014-0542, 
CVE-2014-0543, CVE-2014-0544, CVE-2014-0545)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.400.

4. Solution:

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

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the
Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

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

1129417 - CVE-2014-0538 CVE-2014-0540 CVE-2014-0541 CVE-2014-0542 CVE-2014-0543 CVE-2014-0544 CVE-2014-0545 flash-plugin: multiple code execution or security bypass flaws (APSB14-18)

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5):

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.400-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.400-1.el5.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5):

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.400-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.400-1.el5.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.400-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.400-1.el6.i686.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.400-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.400-1.el6.i686.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.400-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.400-1.el6.i686.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://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0538.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0540.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0541.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0542.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0543.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0544.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0545.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-18.html

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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