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Red Hat Security Advisory 2012-1203-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2012-1203-01
Posted Aug 24, 2012
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2012-1203-01 - 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 on the Adobe security pages APSB12-18 and APSB12-19, 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.

tags | advisory, web, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2012-1535, CVE-2012-4163, CVE-2012-4164, CVE-2012-4165, CVE-2012-4166, CVE-2012-4167, CVE-2012-4168
MD5 | 25687f52bb75785e35252b344c959e0b

Red Hat Security Advisory 2012-1203-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2012:1203-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1203.html
Issue date: 2012-08-23
CVE Names: CVE-2012-1535 CVE-2012-4163 CVE-2012-4164
CVE-2012-4165 CVE-2012-4166 CVE-2012-4167
CVE-2012-4168
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1. Summary:

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes several security issues is
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 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 Server Supplementary (v. 5) - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

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 on the Adobe security pages APSB12-18 and
APSB12-19, 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-2012-1535, CVE-2012-4163, CVE-2012-4164, CVE-2012-4165,
CVE-2012-4166, CVE-2012-4167)

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-2012-4168)

Note: This erratum upgrades Adobe Flash Player from version 10.3.183.20 to
version 11.2.202.238.

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.238.

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/knowledge/articles/11258

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

848180 - CVE-2012-1535 flash-plugin: code execution flaw (APSB12-18)
850528 - flash-plugin: multiple code execution flaws (APSB12-19)
850529 - CVE-2012-4168 flash-plugin: cross-domain information leak flaw (APSB12-19)

6. Package List:

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.238-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.238-1.el5.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.238-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.238-1.el5.i386.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-2012-1535.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4163.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4164.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4165.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4166.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4167.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4168.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-18.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-19.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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