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Security Advisory Critical: flash-plugin security update

Advisory: RHSA-2011:0451-2
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2011-04-18
Last updated on: 2011-04-18
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 Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2011-0611

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 on the Adobe security page APSB11-07, listed in
the References section. Specially-crafted SWF content could cause
flash-plugin to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2011-0611)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 10.2.159.1.


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/kb/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-10.2.159.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: cb6dc8149b1049f1067682f8801c1bb8
SHA-256: 012b5d7729a5743ed6f9a50627dc3f44609be1d2e90d897fb34eb163df6fd881
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.2.159.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: cb6dc8149b1049f1067682f8801c1bb8
SHA-256: 012b5d7729a5743ed6f9a50627dc3f44609be1d2e90d897fb34eb163df6fd881
 
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-10.2.159.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: cb6dc8149b1049f1067682f8801c1bb8
SHA-256: 012b5d7729a5743ed6f9a50627dc3f44609be1d2e90d897fb34eb163df6fd881
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.2.159.1-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: cb6dc8149b1049f1067682f8801c1bb8
SHA-256: 012b5d7729a5743ed6f9a50627dc3f44609be1d2e90d897fb34eb163df6fd881
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-10.2.159.1-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: e4a666c2dcd0ec16061e82a8d47eaebf
SHA-256: c4cca054243b659833859d55efb4c37413f36538b79ca076f06f851dc6c54b99
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.2.159.1-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: e4a666c2dcd0ec16061e82a8d47eaebf
SHA-256: c4cca054243b659833859d55efb4c37413f36538b79ca076f06f851dc6c54b99
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-10.2.159.1-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: e4a666c2dcd0ec16061e82a8d47eaebf
SHA-256: c4cca054243b659833859d55efb4c37413f36538b79ca076f06f851dc6c54b99
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.2.159.1-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: e4a666c2dcd0ec16061e82a8d47eaebf
SHA-256: c4cca054243b659833859d55efb4c37413f36538b79ca076f06f851dc6c54b99
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-10.2.159.1-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: e4a666c2dcd0ec16061e82a8d47eaebf
SHA-256: c4cca054243b659833859d55efb4c37413f36538b79ca076f06f851dc6c54b99
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.2.159.1-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: e4a666c2dcd0ec16061e82a8d47eaebf
SHA-256: c4cca054243b659833859d55efb4c37413f36538b79ca076f06f851dc6c54b99
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

695546 - CVE-2011-0611 flash-plugin: crash and potential arbitrary code execution (APSB11-07)


References



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