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Security Advisory Critical: flash-plugin security update

Advisory: RHSA-2013:0254-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2013-02-13
Last updated on: 2013-02-13
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-2013-0637
CVE-2013-0638
CVE-2013-0639
CVE-2013-0642
CVE-2013-0644
CVE-2013-0645
CVE-2013-0647
CVE-2013-0649
CVE-2013-1365
CVE-2013-1366
CVE-2013-1367
CVE-2013-1368
CVE-2013-1369
CVE-2013-1370
CVE-2013-1372
CVE-2013-1373
CVE-2013-1374

Details

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes several 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 several vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These
vulnerabilities are detailed in the Adobe Security bulletin APSB13-05,
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-2013-0638,
CVE-2013-0639, CVE-2013-0642, CVE-2013-0644, CVE-2013-0645, CVE-2013-0647,
CVE-2013-0649, CVE-2013-1365, CVE-2013-1366, CVE-2013-1367, CVE-2013-1368,
CVE-2013-1369, CVE-2013-1370, CVE-2013-1372, CVE-2013-1373, CVE-2013-1374)

A flaw in flash-plugin could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive
information if a victim were tricked into visiting a specially-crafted web
page. (CVE-2013-0637)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.270.


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-11.2.202.270-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 412e1827026de77100e7d6ed2b7cfa62
SHA-256: 05ae920fd39ed8a0089a51742ecd2b55355dc8630b9701e2fd47df55e323ab3b
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.270-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 412e1827026de77100e7d6ed2b7cfa62
SHA-256: 05ae920fd39ed8a0089a51742ecd2b55355dc8630b9701e2fd47df55e323ab3b
 
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.270-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 412e1827026de77100e7d6ed2b7cfa62
SHA-256: 05ae920fd39ed8a0089a51742ecd2b55355dc8630b9701e2fd47df55e323ab3b
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.270-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: 412e1827026de77100e7d6ed2b7cfa62
SHA-256: 05ae920fd39ed8a0089a51742ecd2b55355dc8630b9701e2fd47df55e323ab3b
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.270-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: ee82f0111a104cd9b16f1a053ab48252
SHA-256: 0b122ee24f087e53a5471260b1d758addb0cbea9fdfe239747e45d4c56641f11
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.270-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: ee82f0111a104cd9b16f1a053ab48252
SHA-256: 0b122ee24f087e53a5471260b1d758addb0cbea9fdfe239747e45d4c56641f11
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.270-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: ee82f0111a104cd9b16f1a053ab48252
SHA-256: 0b122ee24f087e53a5471260b1d758addb0cbea9fdfe239747e45d4c56641f11
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.270-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: ee82f0111a104cd9b16f1a053ab48252
SHA-256: 0b122ee24f087e53a5471260b1d758addb0cbea9fdfe239747e45d4c56641f11
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.3.z)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.270-1.el6.i686.rpm     MD5: ee82f0111a104cd9b16f1a053ab48252
SHA-256: 0b122ee24f087e53a5471260b1d758addb0cbea9fdfe239747e45d4c56641f11
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.270-1.el6.i686.rpm     MD5: ee82f0111a104cd9b16f1a053ab48252
SHA-256: 0b122ee24f087e53a5471260b1d758addb0cbea9fdfe239747e45d4c56641f11
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.270-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: ee82f0111a104cd9b16f1a053ab48252
SHA-256: 0b122ee24f087e53a5471260b1d758addb0cbea9fdfe239747e45d4c56641f11
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.270-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0380
    MD5: ee82f0111a104cd9b16f1a053ab48252
SHA-256: 0b122ee24f087e53a5471260b1d758addb0cbea9fdfe239747e45d4c56641f11
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

910570 - flash-plugin: multiple code execution flaws (APSB13-05)
910571 - CVE-2013-0637 flash-plugin: information disclosure flaw (APSB13-05)


References



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