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Security Advisory Critical: flash-plugin security update

Advisory: RHSA-2013:0149-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2013-01-09
Last updated on: 2013-01-09
Affected Products: RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client)
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.3.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2013-0630

Details

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

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
the References section.

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

This update fixes one vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. This
vulnerability is detailed in the Adobe Security bulletin APSB13-01, listed
in the References section. Specially-crafted SWF content could cause
flash-plugin to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when a victim
loads a page containing the malicious SWF content. (CVE-2013-0630)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.261.


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/knowledge/articles/11258

Updated packages

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.261-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: d40a5a2a4000a6982c9e6ea5fa25aa7d
SHA-256: da44acafd9bfd6c7750a028c416530683f8399e04b78a876914c57d97a2a2910
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.261-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: d40a5a2a4000a6982c9e6ea5fa25aa7d
SHA-256: da44acafd9bfd6c7750a028c416530683f8399e04b78a876914c57d97a2a2910
 
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.261-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: d40a5a2a4000a6982c9e6ea5fa25aa7d
SHA-256: da44acafd9bfd6c7750a028c416530683f8399e04b78a876914c57d97a2a2910
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.261-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: d40a5a2a4000a6982c9e6ea5fa25aa7d
SHA-256: da44acafd9bfd6c7750a028c416530683f8399e04b78a876914c57d97a2a2910
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.261-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 62ef46aa77d501bda273a402ee4c7ebb
SHA-256: ff4682d8eb85b487076df9e5397b088f3ad5eeac8b35275837f108a2b502482c
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.261-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 62ef46aa77d501bda273a402ee4c7ebb
SHA-256: ff4682d8eb85b487076df9e5397b088f3ad5eeac8b35275837f108a2b502482c
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.261-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 62ef46aa77d501bda273a402ee4c7ebb
SHA-256: ff4682d8eb85b487076df9e5397b088f3ad5eeac8b35275837f108a2b502482c
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.261-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 62ef46aa77d501bda273a402ee4c7ebb
SHA-256: ff4682d8eb85b487076df9e5397b088f3ad5eeac8b35275837f108a2b502482c
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.3.z)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.261-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0254
    MD5: 62ef46aa77d501bda273a402ee4c7ebb
SHA-256: ff4682d8eb85b487076df9e5397b088f3ad5eeac8b35275837f108a2b502482c
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.261-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0254
    MD5: 62ef46aa77d501bda273a402ee4c7ebb
SHA-256: ff4682d8eb85b487076df9e5397b088f3ad5eeac8b35275837f108a2b502482c
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.261-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 62ef46aa77d501bda273a402ee4c7ebb
SHA-256: ff4682d8eb85b487076df9e5397b088f3ad5eeac8b35275837f108a2b502482c
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.261-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 62ef46aa77d501bda273a402ee4c7ebb
SHA-256: ff4682d8eb85b487076df9e5397b088f3ad5eeac8b35275837f108a2b502482c
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

893223 - CVE-2013-0630 flash-plugin: buffer overflow flaw that can lead to arbitrary code execution (APSB13-01)


References



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