Security Advisory Critical: flash-plugin security update

Advisory: RHSA-2014:0028-3
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2014-01-15
Last updated on: 2014-01-15
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. 6.5)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.5.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2014-0491
CVE-2014-0492

Details

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes two 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 multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These
vulnerabilities are detailed in the Adobe Security bulletin APSB14-02,
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-2014-0491,
CVE-2014-0492)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.335.


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/site/articles/11258

Updated packages

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.335-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1005
    MD5: b54dccf0d0fca8b9bb3a91563ae48c32
SHA-256: ebb3323a759f340862808b1088bc3321401c1235bb57b5f4292cfa1bf33bdc85
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.335-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1005
    MD5: b54dccf0d0fca8b9bb3a91563ae48c32
SHA-256: ebb3323a759f340862808b1088bc3321401c1235bb57b5f4292cfa1bf33bdc85
 
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.335-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1005
    MD5: b54dccf0d0fca8b9bb3a91563ae48c32
SHA-256: ebb3323a759f340862808b1088bc3321401c1235bb57b5f4292cfa1bf33bdc85
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.335-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1005
    MD5: b54dccf0d0fca8b9bb3a91563ae48c32
SHA-256: ebb3323a759f340862808b1088bc3321401c1235bb57b5f4292cfa1bf33bdc85
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.335-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1005
    MD5: 395172eafe5ad8f4c27f47a149c1b6aa
SHA-256: 493edc2e0b9b4b36e5eb510e2379ac73e7f2c04c106125b2928ea323c561c3c5
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.335-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1005
    MD5: 395172eafe5ad8f4c27f47a149c1b6aa
SHA-256: 493edc2e0b9b4b36e5eb510e2379ac73e7f2c04c106125b2928ea323c561c3c5
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.335-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1005
    MD5: 395172eafe5ad8f4c27f47a149c1b6aa
SHA-256: 493edc2e0b9b4b36e5eb510e2379ac73e7f2c04c106125b2928ea323c561c3c5
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.335-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1005
    MD5: 395172eafe5ad8f4c27f47a149c1b6aa
SHA-256: 493edc2e0b9b4b36e5eb510e2379ac73e7f2c04c106125b2928ea323c561c3c5
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary AUS (v. 6.5)

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.335-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1173
    MD5: 395172eafe5ad8f4c27f47a149c1b6aa
SHA-256: 493edc2e0b9b4b36e5eb510e2379ac73e7f2c04c106125b2928ea323c561c3c5
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.5.z)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.335-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1173
    MD5: 395172eafe5ad8f4c27f47a149c1b6aa
SHA-256: 493edc2e0b9b4b36e5eb510e2379ac73e7f2c04c106125b2928ea323c561c3c5
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.335-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1173
    MD5: 395172eafe5ad8f4c27f47a149c1b6aa
SHA-256: 493edc2e0b9b4b36e5eb510e2379ac73e7f2c04c106125b2928ea323c561c3c5
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.335-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1005
    MD5: 395172eafe5ad8f4c27f47a149c1b6aa
SHA-256: 493edc2e0b9b4b36e5eb510e2379ac73e7f2c04c106125b2928ea323c561c3c5
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.335-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1005
    MD5: 395172eafe5ad8f4c27f47a149c1b6aa
SHA-256: 493edc2e0b9b4b36e5eb510e2379ac73e7f2c04c106125b2928ea323c561c3c5
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

1053233 - CVE-2014-0491 flash-plugin: security protection bypass (APSB14-02)
1053235 - CVE-2014-0492 flash-plugin: memory address layout randomization defeat (APSB14-02)


References



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