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Red Hat Security Advisory 2014-0447-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2014-0447-01
Posted Apr 30, 2014
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2014-0447-01 - The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash Player web browser plug-in. This update fixes one vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. This vulnerability is detailed in the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-13, listed in the References section. A flaw was found in the way flash-plugin displayed certain SWF content. An attacker could use this flaw 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 malicious SWF content.

tags | advisory, web, arbitrary
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2014-0515
MD5 | 5c8f0d1c55094787c5986f1f9f636164

Red Hat Security Advisory 2014-0447-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2014:0447-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0447.html
Issue date: 2014-04-29
CVE Names: CVE-2014-0515
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1. Summary:

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes one security issue 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. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link 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 one vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. This
vulnerability is detailed in the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-13, listed
in the References section.

A flaw was found in the way flash-plugin displayed certain SWF content. An
attacker could use this flaw 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 malicious SWF content.
(CVE-2014-0515)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.356.

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/site/articles/11258

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

1092116 - CVE-2014-0515 flash-plugin: buffer overflow vulnerability leads to arbitrary code execution (APSB14-13)

6. Package List:

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.356-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.356-1.el5.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.356-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.356-1.el5.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.356-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.356-1.el6.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.356-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.356-1.el6.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.356-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.356-1.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-2014-0515.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-13.html

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
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