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Red Hat Security Advisory 2016-0438-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2016-0438-01
Posted Mar 11, 2016
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2016-0438-01 - 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 APSB16-08 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-2016-0960, CVE-2016-0961, CVE-2016-0962, CVE-2016-0963, CVE-2016-0986, CVE-2016-0987, CVE-2016-0988, CVE-2016-0989, CVE-2016-0990, CVE-2016-0991, CVE-2016-0992, CVE-2016-0993, CVE-2016-0994, CVE-2016-0995, CVE-2016-0996, CVE-2016-0997, CVE-2016-0998, CVE-2016-0999, CVE-2016-1000, CVE-2016-1001, CVE-2016-1002, CVE-2016-1005, CVE-2016-1010
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Red Hat Security Advisory 2016-0438-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2016:0438-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0438.html
Issue date: 2016-03-11
CVE Names: CVE-2016-0960 CVE-2016-0961 CVE-2016-0962
CVE-2016-0963 CVE-2016-0986 CVE-2016-0987
CVE-2016-0988 CVE-2016-0989 CVE-2016-0990
CVE-2016-0991 CVE-2016-0992 CVE-2016-0993
CVE-2016-0994 CVE-2016-0995 CVE-2016-0996
CVE-2016-0997 CVE-2016-0998 CVE-2016-0999
CVE-2016-1000 CVE-2016-1001 CVE-2016-1002
CVE-2016-1005 CVE-2016-1010
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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 APSB16-08 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-2016-0960, CVE-2016-0961,
CVE-2016-0962, CVE-2016-0963, CVE-2016-0986, CVE-2016-0987, CVE-2016-0988,
CVE-2016-0989, CVE-2016-0990, CVE-2016-0991, CVE-2016-0992, CVE-2016-0993,
CVE-2016-0994, CVE-2016-0995, CVE-2016-0996, CVE-2016-0997, CVE-2016-0998,
CVE-2016-0999, CVE-2016-1000, CVE-2016-1001, CVE-2016-1002, CVE-2016-1005,
CVE-2016-1010)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.577.

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/):

1316809 - flash-plugin: multiple code execution issues fixed in APSB16-08

6. Package List:

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.577-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.577-1.el5.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.577-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.577-1.el5.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.577-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.577-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.577-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.577-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.577-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.577-1.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-2016-0960
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0961
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0962
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0963
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0986
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0987
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0988
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0989
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0990
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0991
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0992
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0993
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0994
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0995
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0996
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0997
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0998
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0999
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1000
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1001
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1002
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1005
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1010
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-08.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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