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Red Hat Security Advisory 2016-0166-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2016-0166-01
Posted Feb 11, 2016
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2016-0166-01 - 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. These vulnerabilities, detailed in the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB16-04 listed in the References section, could allow an attacker to create a specially crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash, execute arbitrary code, or disclose sensitive information when the victim loaded a page containing the malicious SWF content.

tags | advisory, web, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2016-0964, CVE-2016-0965, CVE-2016-0966, CVE-2016-0967, CVE-2016-0968, CVE-2016-0969, CVE-2016-0970, CVE-2016-0971, CVE-2016-0972, CVE-2016-0973, CVE-2016-0974, CVE-2016-0975, CVE-2016-0976, CVE-2016-0977, CVE-2016-0978, CVE-2016-0979, CVE-2016-0980, CVE-2016-0981, CVE-2016-0982, CVE-2016-0983, CVE-2016-0984, CVE-2016-0985
MD5 | 88ab7b3b4102bd8accdcfdf4cfa93f6c

Red Hat Security Advisory 2016-0166-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2016:0166-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0166.html
Issue date: 2016-02-10
CVE Names: CVE-2016-0964 CVE-2016-0965 CVE-2016-0966
CVE-2016-0967 CVE-2016-0968 CVE-2016-0969
CVE-2016-0970 CVE-2016-0971 CVE-2016-0972
CVE-2016-0973 CVE-2016-0974 CVE-2016-0975
CVE-2016-0976 CVE-2016-0977 CVE-2016-0978
CVE-2016-0979 CVE-2016-0980 CVE-2016-0981
CVE-2016-0982 CVE-2016-0983 CVE-2016-0984
CVE-2016-0985
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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 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, detailed in the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB16-04 listed
in the References section, could allow an attacker to create a specially
crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash, execute arbitrary
code, or disclose sensitive information when the victim loaded a page
containing the malicious SWF content. (CVE-2016-0964, CVE-2016-0965,
CVE-2016-0966, CVE-2016-0967, CVE-2016-0968, CVE-2016-0969, CVE-2016-0970,
CVE-2016-0971, CVE-2016-0972, CVE-2016-0973, CVE-2016-0974, CVE-2016-0975,
CVE-2016-0976, CVE-2016-0977, CVE-2016-0978, CVE-2016-0979, CVE-2016-0980,
CVE-2016-0981, CVE-2016-0982, CVE-2016-0983, CVE-2016-0984, CVE-2016-0985)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.569.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

For details on how to apply this update, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

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

1306015 - flash-plugin: multiple code execution issues fixed in APSB16-04

6. Package List:

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.569-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.569-1.el5.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.569-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.569-1.el5.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.569-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.569-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.569-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.569-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.569-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.569-1.el6_7.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-2016-0964
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0965
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0966
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0967
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0968
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0969
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0970
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0971
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0972
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0973
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0974
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0975
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0976
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0977
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0978
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0979
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0980
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0981
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0982
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0983
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0984
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0985
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-04.html

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2016 Red Hat, Inc.
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