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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201405-04

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201405-04
Posted May 5, 2014
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201405-4 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the worst of which could result in execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 11.2.202.356 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2014-0498, CVE-2014-0499, CVE-2014-0502, CVE-2014-0503, CVE-2014-0504, CVE-2014-0506, CVE-2014-0507, CVE-2014-0508, CVE-2014-0509, CVE-2014-0515
MD5 | 81b0ff9e226d752bfeaa515554bfca89

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201405-04

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Severity: Normal
Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: May 03, 2014
Bugs: #501960, #504286, #507176, #508986
ID: 201405-04

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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 < 11.2.202.356 >= 11.2.202.356

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 using Adobe Flash Player, possibly resulting in execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of
Service condition. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to bypass
the Same Origin Policy or read the clipboard via unspecified vectors.

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-11.2.202.356"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2014-0498
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0498
[ 2 ] CVE-2014-0499
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0499
[ 3 ] CVE-2014-0502
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0502
[ 4 ] CVE-2014-0503
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0503
[ 5 ] CVE-2014-0504
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0504
[ 6 ] CVE-2014-0506
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0506
[ 7 ] CVE-2014-0507
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0507
[ 8 ] CVE-2014-0508
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0508
[ 9 ] CVE-2014-0509
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0509
[ 10 ] CVE-2014-0515
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0515

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

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

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201405-04.xml

Concerns?
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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 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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