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Red Hat Security Advisory 2014-1852-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2014-1852-01
Posted Nov 13, 2014
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2014-1852-01 - The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash Player web browser plug-in. This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. Multiple flaws were found in the way flash-plugin displayed certain SWF content. An attacker could use these flaws 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, vulnerability
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2014-0573, CVE-2014-0574, CVE-2014-0576, CVE-2014-0577, CVE-2014-0581, CVE-2014-0582, CVE-2014-0584, CVE-2014-0585, CVE-2014-0586, CVE-2014-0588, CVE-2014-0589, CVE-2014-0590, CVE-2014-8437, CVE-2014-8438, CVE-2014-8440, CVE-2014-8441
SHA-256 | 4a006d215c9cae80f1a876b8cc5b0bf08bb44cf658e02ad3743299595a33e101

Red Hat Security Advisory 2014-1852-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2014:1852-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1852.html
Issue date: 2014-11-13
CVE Names: CVE-2014-0573 CVE-2014-0574 CVE-2014-0576
CVE-2014-0577 CVE-2014-0581 CVE-2014-0582
CVE-2014-0584 CVE-2014-0585 CVE-2014-0586
CVE-2014-0588 CVE-2014-0589 CVE-2014-0590
CVE-2014-8437 CVE-2014-8438 CVE-2014-8440
CVE-2014-8441
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes multiple security issues
is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security 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 HPC Node Supplementary (v. 6) - 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 multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These
vulnerabilities are detailed in the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-24,
listed in the References section.

Multiple flaws were found in the way flash-plugin displayed certain SWF
content. An attacker could use these flaws 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-2014-0573, CVE-2014-0574, CVE-2014-0576, CVE-2014-0577,
CVE-2014-0581, CVE-2014-0582, CVE-2014-0584, CVE-2014-0585, CVE-2014-0586,
CVE-2014-0588, CVE-2014-0589, CVE-2014-0590, CVE-2014-8438, CVE-2014-8440,
CVE-2014-8441)

This update also fixes an information disclosure flaw in flash-plugin that
could allow a remote attacker to obtain a victim's session cookie.
(CVE-2014-8437)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.418.

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/articles/11258

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

1162911 - flash-plugin: multiple code execution flaws (APSB14-24)
1162912 - CVE-2014-8437 flash-plugin: information disclosure leading to session token leak (APSB14-24)

6. Package List:

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.418-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.418-1.el5.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.418-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.418-1.el5.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.418-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.418-1.el6.i686.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Supplementary (v. 6):

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.418-1.el6.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.418-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.418-1.el6.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.418-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.418-1.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/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0573
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0574
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0576
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0577
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0581
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0582
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0584
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0585
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0586
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0588
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0589
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0590
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8437
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8438
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8440
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8441
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-24.html

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
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