Security Advisory Critical: flash-plugin security update

Advisory: RHSA-2014:0137-2
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2014-02-05
Last updated on: 2014-02-05
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-2014-0497

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. 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 one vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. This
vulnerability is detailed in the Adobe Security bulletin APSB14-04,
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-2014-0497)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.336.


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-11.2.202.336-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1235
    MD5: 1ee78f33dedff19ff7336945745b431e
SHA-256: aa2def25d0e52f39d8c445b30f333e8851087169be7026e84f8239259016575c
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.336-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1235
    MD5: 1ee78f33dedff19ff7336945745b431e
SHA-256: aa2def25d0e52f39d8c445b30f333e8851087169be7026e84f8239259016575c
 
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.336-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1235
    MD5: 1ee78f33dedff19ff7336945745b431e
SHA-256: aa2def25d0e52f39d8c445b30f333e8851087169be7026e84f8239259016575c
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.336-1.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1235
    MD5: 1ee78f33dedff19ff7336945745b431e
SHA-256: aa2def25d0e52f39d8c445b30f333e8851087169be7026e84f8239259016575c
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.336-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1235
    MD5: 24a582fccc3f2259218a74331f687392
SHA-256: f139ec6f0fbad1e3973b85782cfc26130f19a145b7c1f507696a9313c8851d4d
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.336-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1235
    MD5: 24a582fccc3f2259218a74331f687392
SHA-256: f139ec6f0fbad1e3973b85782cfc26130f19a145b7c1f507696a9313c8851d4d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.336-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1235
    MD5: 24a582fccc3f2259218a74331f687392
SHA-256: f139ec6f0fbad1e3973b85782cfc26130f19a145b7c1f507696a9313c8851d4d
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.336-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1235
    MD5: 24a582fccc3f2259218a74331f687392
SHA-256: f139ec6f0fbad1e3973b85782cfc26130f19a145b7c1f507696a9313c8851d4d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary AUS (v. 6.5)

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.336-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1173
    MD5: 24a582fccc3f2259218a74331f687392
SHA-256: f139ec6f0fbad1e3973b85782cfc26130f19a145b7c1f507696a9313c8851d4d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.5.z)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.336-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1173
    MD5: 24a582fccc3f2259218a74331f687392
SHA-256: f139ec6f0fbad1e3973b85782cfc26130f19a145b7c1f507696a9313c8851d4d
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.336-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1173
    MD5: 24a582fccc3f2259218a74331f687392
SHA-256: f139ec6f0fbad1e3973b85782cfc26130f19a145b7c1f507696a9313c8851d4d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)

IA-32:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.336-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1235
    MD5: 24a582fccc3f2259218a74331f687392
SHA-256: f139ec6f0fbad1e3973b85782cfc26130f19a145b7c1f507696a9313c8851d4d
 
x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.336-1.el6.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2015:1235
    MD5: 24a582fccc3f2259218a74331f687392
SHA-256: f139ec6f0fbad1e3973b85782cfc26130f19a145b7c1f507696a9313c8851d4d
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

1061469 - CVE-2014-0497 flash-plugin: integer underflow flaw leads to arbitrary code execution (APSB14-04)


References



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