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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201508-01

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201508-01
Posted Aug 17, 2015
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201508-1 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Versions less than 11.2.202.508 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2015-3107, CVE-2015-5122, CVE-2015-5123, CVE-2015-5124, CVE-2015-5125, CVE-2015-5127, CVE-2015-5129, CVE-2015-5130, CVE-2015-5131, CVE-2015-5132, CVE-2015-5133, CVE-2015-5134, CVE-2015-5539, CVE-2015-5540, CVE-2015-5541, CVE-2015-5544, CVE-2015-5545, CVE-2015-5546, CVE-2015-5547, CVE-2015-5548, CVE-2015-5549, CVE-2015-5550, CVE-2015-5551, CVE-2015-5552, CVE-2015-5553, CVE-2015-5554, CVE-2015-5555, CVE-2015-5556
MD5 | a5d248dd1c3203260ca90e4809c4d0b7

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201508-01

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Severity: Normal
Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: August 15, 2015
Bugs: #554882, #557342
ID: 201508-01

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the
worst of which allows remote attackers to execute 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 < 11.2.202.508 >= 11.2.202.508

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

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain
sensitive information, or bypass security restrictions.

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-11.2.202.508"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2015-3107
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-3107
[ 2 ] CVE-2015-5122
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5122
[ 3 ] CVE-2015-5123
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5123
[ 4 ] CVE-2015-5124
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5124
[ 5 ] CVE-2015-5125
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5125
[ 6 ] CVE-2015-5127
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5127
[ 7 ] CVE-2015-5129
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5129
[ 8 ] CVE-2015-5130
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5130
[ 9 ] CVE-2015-5131
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5131
[ 10 ] CVE-2015-5132
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5132
[ 11 ] CVE-2015-5133
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5133
[ 12 ] CVE-2015-5134
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5134
[ 13 ] CVE-2015-5539
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5539
[ 14 ] CVE-2015-5540
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5540
[ 15 ] CVE-2015-5541
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5541
[ 16 ] CVE-2015-5544
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5544
[ 17 ] CVE-2015-5545
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5545
[ 18 ] CVE-2015-5546
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5546
[ 19 ] CVE-2015-5547
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5547
[ 20 ] CVE-2015-5548
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5548
[ 21 ] CVE-2015-5549
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5549
[ 22 ] CVE-2015-5550
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5550
[ 23 ] CVE-2015-5551
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5551
[ 24 ] CVE-2015-5552
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5552
[ 25 ] CVE-2015-5553
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5553
[ 26 ] CVE-2015-5554
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5554
[ 27 ] CVE-2015-5555
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5555
[ 28 ] CVE-2015-5556
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5556
[ 29 ] CVE-2015-5557
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5557
[ 30 ] CVE-2015-5558
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5558
[ 31 ] CVE-2015-5559
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5559
[ 32 ] CVE-2015-5560
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5560
[ 33 ] CVE-2015-5561
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5561
[ 34 ] CVE-2015-5562
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5562
[ 35 ] CVE-2015-5563
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5563
[ 36 ] CVE-2015-5564
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5564
[ 37 ] CVE-2015-5965
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5965

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201508-01

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 2015 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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