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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201402-06

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201402-06
Posted Feb 6, 2014
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201402-6 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the worst of which could result in execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 11.2.202.336 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2013-5329, CVE-2013-5330, CVE-2013-5331, CVE-2013-5332, CVE-2014-0491, CVE-2014-0492, CVE-2014-0497
SHA-256 | 1857ba9319d23c219f2f844dd8bd46236f81d1d7172b1abc562681cf00028b10

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201402-06

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Severity: Normal
Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: February 06, 2014
Bugs: #491148, #493894, #498170, #500313
ID: 201402-06

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the
worst of which could result in execution of arbitrary code.

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 < 11.2.202.336 >= 11.2.202.336

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

Multiple unspecified 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 using Adobe Flash Player, 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 --verbose ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-11.2.202.336"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2013-5329
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-5329
[ 2 ] CVE-2013-5330
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-5330
[ 3 ] CVE-2013-5331
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-5331
[ 4 ] CVE-2013-5332
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-5332
[ 5 ] CVE-2014-0491
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0491
[ 6 ] CVE-2014-0492
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0492
[ 7 ] CVE-2014-0497
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0497

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

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

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201402-06.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
=======

Copyright 2014 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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