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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201509-07

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201509-07
Posted Sep 26, 2015
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201509-7 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Versions less than 11.2.202.521 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2015-5567, CVE-2015-5568, CVE-2015-5570, CVE-2015-5571, CVE-2015-5572, CVE-2015-5573, CVE-2015-5574, CVE-2015-5575, CVE-2015-5576, CVE-2015-5577, CVE-2015-5578, CVE-2015-5579, CVE-2015-5580, CVE-2015-5581, CVE-2015-5582, CVE-2015-5584, CVE-2015-5587, CVE-2015-5588, CVE-2015-6676, CVE-2015-6677, CVE-2015-6678, CVE-2015-6679, CVE-2015-6680, CVE-2015-6681, CVE-2015-6682
MD5 | 2fdad55fcbe7463e2e1810ba21d057a1

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201509-07

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Severity: Normal
Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: September 25, 2015
Bugs: #561076
ID: 201509-07

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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 < 11.2.202.521 >= 11.2.202.521

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-11.2.202.521"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2015-5567
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5567
[ 2 ] CVE-2015-5568
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5568
[ 3 ] CVE-2015-5570
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5570
[ 4 ] CVE-2015-5571
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5571
[ 5 ] CVE-2015-5572
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5572
[ 6 ] CVE-2015-5573
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5573
[ 7 ] CVE-2015-5574
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5574
[ 8 ] CVE-2015-5575
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5575
[ 9 ] CVE-2015-5576
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5576
[ 10 ] CVE-2015-5577
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5577
[ 11 ] CVE-2015-5578
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5578
[ 12 ] CVE-2015-5579
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5579
[ 13 ] CVE-2015-5580
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5580
[ 14 ] CVE-2015-5581
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5581
[ 15 ] CVE-2015-5582
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5582
[ 16 ] CVE-2015-5584
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5584
[ 17 ] CVE-2015-5587
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5587
[ 18 ] CVE-2015-5588
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5588
[ 19 ] CVE-2015-6676
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-6676
[ 20 ] CVE-2015-6677
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-6677
[ 21 ] CVE-2015-6678
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-6678
[ 22 ] CVE-2015-6679
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-6679
[ 23 ] CVE-2015-6680
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-6680
[ 24 ] CVE-2015-6681
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-6681
[ 25 ] CVE-2015-6682
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-6682

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201509-07

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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