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Security Advisory Critical: flash-plugin security update

Advisory: RHSA-2012:0434-4
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2012-03-29
Last updated on: 2012-03-29
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 AUS (v. 6.2)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.2.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2012-0773

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 APSB12-07, 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 specially-crafted SWF content. (CVE-2012-0773)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 10.3.183.18.


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-10.3.183.18-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: c7176cd0b408eb7623e369764f15e77a
SHA-256: d9873ab179cc7f5e3e1c375254899867fa4adaff77811e5882bd1f9e00fe874e
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.18-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: c7176cd0b408eb7623e369764f15e77a
SHA-256: d9873ab179cc7f5e3e1c375254899867fa4adaff77811e5882bd1f9e00fe874e
 
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.18-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: c7176cd0b408eb7623e369764f15e77a
SHA-256: d9873ab179cc7f5e3e1c375254899867fa4adaff77811e5882bd1f9e00fe874e
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.18-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: c7176cd0b408eb7623e369764f15e77a
SHA-256: d9873ab179cc7f5e3e1c375254899867fa4adaff77811e5882bd1f9e00fe874e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.18-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 1d8cd5ea557fdd51085fd93c8452e5ed
SHA-256: 6f221056dbd68186c99c25cb6601ac789010e92587b68b5abad1b5ad0964e977
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.18-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 1d8cd5ea557fdd51085fd93c8452e5ed
SHA-256: 6f221056dbd68186c99c25cb6601ac789010e92587b68b5abad1b5ad0964e977
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.18-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 1d8cd5ea557fdd51085fd93c8452e5ed
SHA-256: 6f221056dbd68186c99c25cb6601ac789010e92587b68b5abad1b5ad0964e977
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.18-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 1d8cd5ea557fdd51085fd93c8452e5ed
SHA-256: 6f221056dbd68186c99c25cb6601ac789010e92587b68b5abad1b5ad0964e977
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary AUS (v. 6.2)

x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.18-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0722
    MD5: 1d8cd5ea557fdd51085fd93c8452e5ed
SHA-256: 6f221056dbd68186c99c25cb6601ac789010e92587b68b5abad1b5ad0964e977
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.2.z)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.18-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0722
    MD5: 1d8cd5ea557fdd51085fd93c8452e5ed
SHA-256: 6f221056dbd68186c99c25cb6601ac789010e92587b68b5abad1b5ad0964e977
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.18-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0722
    MD5: 1d8cd5ea557fdd51085fd93c8452e5ed
SHA-256: 6f221056dbd68186c99c25cb6601ac789010e92587b68b5abad1b5ad0964e977
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.18-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 1d8cd5ea557fdd51085fd93c8452e5ed
SHA-256: 6f221056dbd68186c99c25cb6601ac789010e92587b68b5abad1b5ad0964e977
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.18-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 1d8cd5ea557fdd51085fd93c8452e5ed
SHA-256: 6f221056dbd68186c99c25cb6601ac789010e92587b68b5abad1b5ad0964e977
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

807707 - CVE-2012-0773 flash-plugin: arbitrary code execution via memory corruption flaw in NetStream class (APSB12-07)


References



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