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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201206-21

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201206-21
Posted Jun 24, 2012
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201206-21 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player could result in the execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service. Versions less than 11.2.202.236 are affected.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2012-0779, CVE-2012-2034, CVE-2012-2035, CVE-2012-2036, CVE-2012-2037, CVE-2012-2038, CVE-2012-2039, CVE-2012-2040
MD5 | b30b28b648b667691e53c8194c61518a

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201206-21

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Severity: Normal
Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: June 23, 2012
Bugs: #414603, #420311
ID: 201206-21

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player could
result in the execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.

Background
==========

The Adobe Flash Player is a renderer for the SWF file format, which is
commonly used to provide interactive websites.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-plugins/adobe-flash < 11.2.202.236 >= 11.2.202.236

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted SWF
file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-11.2.202.236"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2012-0779
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0779
[ 2 ] CVE-2012-2034
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2034
[ 3 ] CVE-2012-2035
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2035
[ 4 ] CVE-2012-2036
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2036
[ 5 ] CVE-2012-2037
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2037
[ 6 ] CVE-2012-2038
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2038
[ 7 ] CVE-2012-2039
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2039
[ 8 ] CVE-2012-2040
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2040

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-21.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2012 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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