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Security Advisory Critical: flash-plugin security update

Advisory: RHSA-2013:0730-3
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2013-04-10
Last updated on: 2013-04-10
Affected Products: RHEL Supplementary EUS (v. 5.9.z server)
RHEL Supplementary Long Life (v. 5.9 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary AUS (v. 6.4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.4.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2013-1378
CVE-2013-1379
CVE-2013-1380
CVE-2013-2555

Details

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes multiple security issues
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. 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.

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 APSB13-11,
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-2013-1378,
CVE-2013-1379, CVE-2013-1380, CVE-2013-2555)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.280.


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 Supplementary EUS (v. 5.9.z server)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.280-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1256
    MD5: 4e79b397d61f154552a199a70468ab8f
SHA-256: 089e88748d93c079d74d0cb9b2c5a5e6539a3bab18bb0f6fd0fa3cc7342ecdb3
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.280-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1256
    MD5: 4e79b397d61f154552a199a70468ab8f
SHA-256: 089e88748d93c079d74d0cb9b2c5a5e6539a3bab18bb0f6fd0fa3cc7342ecdb3
 
RHEL Supplementary Long Life (v. 5.9 server)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.280-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1256
    MD5: 4e79b397d61f154552a199a70468ab8f
SHA-256: 089e88748d93c079d74d0cb9b2c5a5e6539a3bab18bb0f6fd0fa3cc7342ecdb3
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.280-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1256
    MD5: 4e79b397d61f154552a199a70468ab8f
SHA-256: 089e88748d93c079d74d0cb9b2c5a5e6539a3bab18bb0f6fd0fa3cc7342ecdb3
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.280-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 46925357026ce3332037ce46131aa0a6
SHA-256: 4eff97645203dfc3953bb13bbaded19ebeaab0bef4597fe294695241c6f547cb
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.280-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 46925357026ce3332037ce46131aa0a6
SHA-256: 4eff97645203dfc3953bb13bbaded19ebeaab0bef4597fe294695241c6f547cb
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.280-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 46925357026ce3332037ce46131aa0a6
SHA-256: 4eff97645203dfc3953bb13bbaded19ebeaab0bef4597fe294695241c6f547cb
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.280-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 46925357026ce3332037ce46131aa0a6
SHA-256: 4eff97645203dfc3953bb13bbaded19ebeaab0bef4597fe294695241c6f547cb
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary AUS (v. 6.4)

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.280-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1518
    MD5: 46925357026ce3332037ce46131aa0a6
SHA-256: 4eff97645203dfc3953bb13bbaded19ebeaab0bef4597fe294695241c6f547cb
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.4.z)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.280-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1518
    MD5: 46925357026ce3332037ce46131aa0a6
SHA-256: 4eff97645203dfc3953bb13bbaded19ebeaab0bef4597fe294695241c6f547cb
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.280-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1518
    MD5: 46925357026ce3332037ce46131aa0a6
SHA-256: 4eff97645203dfc3953bb13bbaded19ebeaab0bef4597fe294695241c6f547cb
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.280-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 46925357026ce3332037ce46131aa0a6
SHA-256: 4eff97645203dfc3953bb13bbaded19ebeaab0bef4597fe294695241c6f547cb
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.280-2.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 46925357026ce3332037ce46131aa0a6
SHA-256: 4eff97645203dfc3953bb13bbaded19ebeaab0bef4597fe294695241c6f547cb
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

920186 - CVE-2013-2555 flash-plugin: Remote attackers able to execute arbitrary code via vectors that leverage an 'overflow' (CanSecWest 2013)
950180 - CVE-2013-1378 CVE-2013-1379 CVE-2013-1380 flash-plugin: multiple code execution flaws (APSB13-11)


References



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