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Red Hat Security Advisory 2012-1431-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2012-1431-01
Posted Nov 8, 2012
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2012-1431-01 - 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. 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-2012-5274, CVE-2012-5275, CVE-2012-5276, CVE-2012-5277, CVE-2012-5278, CVE-2012-5279, CVE-2012-5280
SHA-256 | 74298bcda64541105929f42feb938eef94253e1da00fe43d7bf9c10b934de15d

Red Hat Security Advisory 2012-1431-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2012:1431-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1431.html
Issue date: 2012-11-07
CVE Names: CVE-2012-5274 CVE-2012-5275 CVE-2012-5276
CVE-2012-5277 CVE-2012-5278 CVE-2012-5279
CVE-2012-5280
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes several 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 several vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These
vulnerabilities are detailed in the Adobe Security bulletin APSB12-24,
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-2012-5274,
CVE-2012-5275, CVE-2012-5276, CVE-2012-5277, CVE-2012-5278, CVE-2012-5279,
CVE-2012-5280)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.251.

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/):

873818 - flash-plugin: multiple code-execution flaws (APSB12-24)

6. Package List:

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.251-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.251-1.el5.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.251-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.251-1.el5.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.251-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.251-1.el6.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.251-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.251-1.el6.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.251-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.251-1.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-2012-5274.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5275.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5276.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5277.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5278.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5279.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5280.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-24.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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