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Security Advisory Critical: flash-plugin security update

Advisory: RHSA-2012:1173-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2012-08-15
Last updated on: 2012-08-15
Affected Products: 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-2012-1535
CVE-2012-4163
CVE-2012-4164
CVE-2012-4165
CVE-2012-4166
CVE-2012-4167
CVE-2012-4168
CVE-2012-5054

Details

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes one security issue is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 APSB12-18, 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-2012-1535)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.238.


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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.238-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 4c1108dfa64f505047b2bd017a1863ee
SHA-256: b4ad50e1847d307f3caa3081bbfca3fa176a7c9f1d71d8c0a8d70f6cf33d42e6
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.238-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 4c1108dfa64f505047b2bd017a1863ee
SHA-256: b4ad50e1847d307f3caa3081bbfca3fa176a7c9f1d71d8c0a8d70f6cf33d42e6
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.238-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 4c1108dfa64f505047b2bd017a1863ee
SHA-256: b4ad50e1847d307f3caa3081bbfca3fa176a7c9f1d71d8c0a8d70f6cf33d42e6
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.238-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 4c1108dfa64f505047b2bd017a1863ee
SHA-256: b4ad50e1847d307f3caa3081bbfca3fa176a7c9f1d71d8c0a8d70f6cf33d42e6
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.3.z)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.238-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0254
    MD5: 4c1108dfa64f505047b2bd017a1863ee
SHA-256: b4ad50e1847d307f3caa3081bbfca3fa176a7c9f1d71d8c0a8d70f6cf33d42e6
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.238-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0254
    MD5: 4c1108dfa64f505047b2bd017a1863ee
SHA-256: b4ad50e1847d307f3caa3081bbfca3fa176a7c9f1d71d8c0a8d70f6cf33d42e6
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.238-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 4c1108dfa64f505047b2bd017a1863ee
SHA-256: b4ad50e1847d307f3caa3081bbfca3fa176a7c9f1d71d8c0a8d70f6cf33d42e6
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.238-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 4c1108dfa64f505047b2bd017a1863ee
SHA-256: b4ad50e1847d307f3caa3081bbfca3fa176a7c9f1d71d8c0a8d70f6cf33d42e6
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

848180 - CVE-2012-1535 flash-plugin: code execution flaw (APSB12-18)


References



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