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Security Advisory Critical: flash-plugin security update

Advisory: RHSA-2012:1569-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2012-12-12
Last updated on: 2012-12-12
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-2012-5676
CVE-2012-5677
CVE-2012-5678

Details

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes three 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 three vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These
vulnerabilities are detailed in the Adobe Security bulletin APSB12-27,
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-2012-5676,
CVE-2012-5677, CVE-2012-5678)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.258.


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-11.2.202.258-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: bf71809c83f0efc4aa202b3c93ca30c7
SHA-256: 43419f7a899d547af75352f4762e2cb9aa806e5fb179820d7386f722fc6d57ed
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.258-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: bf71809c83f0efc4aa202b3c93ca30c7
SHA-256: 43419f7a899d547af75352f4762e2cb9aa806e5fb179820d7386f722fc6d57ed
 
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.258-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: bf71809c83f0efc4aa202b3c93ca30c7
SHA-256: 43419f7a899d547af75352f4762e2cb9aa806e5fb179820d7386f722fc6d57ed
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.258-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: bf71809c83f0efc4aa202b3c93ca30c7
SHA-256: 43419f7a899d547af75352f4762e2cb9aa806e5fb179820d7386f722fc6d57ed
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.258-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 796fa9e23d6b41b3b683dfa28b67a2e0
SHA-256: 77f2c31b1d6af2b08e95632df21dc6dad5a6d2d6522e168dc2f4ada22f9a4a06
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.258-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 796fa9e23d6b41b3b683dfa28b67a2e0
SHA-256: 77f2c31b1d6af2b08e95632df21dc6dad5a6d2d6522e168dc2f4ada22f9a4a06
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.258-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 796fa9e23d6b41b3b683dfa28b67a2e0
SHA-256: 77f2c31b1d6af2b08e95632df21dc6dad5a6d2d6522e168dc2f4ada22f9a4a06
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.258-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 796fa9e23d6b41b3b683dfa28b67a2e0
SHA-256: 77f2c31b1d6af2b08e95632df21dc6dad5a6d2d6522e168dc2f4ada22f9a4a06
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.3.z)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.258-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0254
    MD5: 796fa9e23d6b41b3b683dfa28b67a2e0
SHA-256: 77f2c31b1d6af2b08e95632df21dc6dad5a6d2d6522e168dc2f4ada22f9a4a06
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.258-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0254
    MD5: 796fa9e23d6b41b3b683dfa28b67a2e0
SHA-256: 77f2c31b1d6af2b08e95632df21dc6dad5a6d2d6522e168dc2f4ada22f9a4a06
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.258-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 796fa9e23d6b41b3b683dfa28b67a2e0
SHA-256: 77f2c31b1d6af2b08e95632df21dc6dad5a6d2d6522e168dc2f4ada22f9a4a06
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.258-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 796fa9e23d6b41b3b683dfa28b67a2e0
SHA-256: 77f2c31b1d6af2b08e95632df21dc6dad5a6d2d6522e168dc2f4ada22f9a4a06
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

886200 - CVE-2012-5676 CVE-2012-5677 CVE-2012-5678 flash-plugin: multiple code execution flaws (APSB12-27)


References



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