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Red Hat Security Advisory 2012-0144-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2012-0144-01
Posted Feb 18, 2012
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2012-0144-01 - 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 on the Adobe security page APSB12-03, listed in the References section. Multiple security flaws were found in the way flash-plugin displayed certain SWF content. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially-crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when the victim loaded a page containing the specially-crafted SWF content.

tags | advisory, web, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2012-0752, CVE-2012-0753, CVE-2012-0754, CVE-2012-0755, CVE-2012-0756, CVE-2012-0767
SHA-256 | e12fa8491ed0eb8269109f0b84ae42b196495d0ce25bd1e59eee089e630a6dbe

Red Hat Security Advisory 2012-0144-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2012:0144-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0144.html
Issue date: 2012-02-17
CVE Names: CVE-2012-0752 CVE-2012-0753 CVE-2012-0754
CVE-2012-0755 CVE-2012-0756 CVE-2012-0767
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1. Summary:

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes multiple 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.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

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 on the Adobe security page APSB12-03, listed
in the References section.

Multiple security flaws were found in the way flash-plugin displayed
certain SWF content. An attacker could use these flaws to create a
specially-crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code when the victim loaded a page
containing the specially-crafted SWF content. (CVE-2012-0752,
CVE-2012-0753, CVE-2012-0754, CVE-2012-0755, CVE-2012-0756)

A flaw in flash-plugin could allow an attacker to conduct cross-site
scripting (XSS) attacks if a victim were tricked into visiting a
specially-crafted web page. (CVE-2012-0767)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 10.3.183.15.

4. 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/kb/docs/DOC-11259

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

791034 - CVE-2012-0752 CVE-2012-0753 CVE-2012-0754 CVE-2012-0755 CVE-2012-0756 flash-plugin: multiple code execution flaws (APSB12-03)
791035 - CVE-2012-0767 flash-plugin: universal cross-site scripting flaw (APSB12-03)

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5):

i386:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.15-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.15-1.el5.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5):

i386:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.15-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.15-1.el5.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.15-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.15-1.el6.i686.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.15-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.15-1.el6.i686.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.15-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.3.183.15-1.el6.i686.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-0752.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-0753.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-0754.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-0755.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-0756.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-0767.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-03.html

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2012 Red Hat, Inc.
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