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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201603-07

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201603-07
Posted Mar 14, 2016
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201603-7 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Versions less than 11.2.202.577 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2016-0960, CVE-2016-0961, CVE-2016-0962, CVE-2016-0963, 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, CVE-2016-0986, CVE-2016-0987
MD5 | 70e44ebc8cd175424b5928ab40ab792a

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201603-07

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Severity: Normal
Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: March 12, 2016
Bugs: #574284, #576980
ID: 201603-07

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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 < 11.2.202.577 >= 11.2.202.577

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-11.2.202.577"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2016-0960
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0960
[ 2 ] CVE-2016-0961
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0961
[ 3 ] CVE-2016-0962
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0962
[ 4 ] CVE-2016-0963
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0963
[ 5 ] CVE-2016-0964
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0964
[ 6 ] CVE-2016-0965
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0965
[ 7 ] CVE-2016-0966
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0966
[ 8 ] CVE-2016-0967
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0967
[ 9 ] CVE-2016-0968
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0968
[ 10 ] CVE-2016-0969
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0969
[ 11 ] CVE-2016-0970
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0970
[ 12 ] CVE-2016-0971
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0971
[ 13 ] CVE-2016-0972
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0972
[ 14 ] CVE-2016-0973
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0973
[ 15 ] CVE-2016-0974
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0974
[ 16 ] CVE-2016-0975
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0975
[ 17 ] CVE-2016-0976
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0976
[ 18 ] CVE-2016-0977
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0977
[ 19 ] CVE-2016-0978
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0978
[ 20 ] CVE-2016-0979
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0979
[ 21 ] CVE-2016-0980
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0980
[ 22 ] CVE-2016-0981
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0981
[ 23 ] CVE-2016-0982
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0982
[ 24 ] CVE-2016-0983
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0983
[ 25 ] CVE-2016-0984
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0984
[ 26 ] CVE-2016-0985
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0985
[ 27 ] CVE-2016-0986
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0986
[ 28 ] CVE-2016-0987
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0987
[ 29 ] CVE-2016-0988
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0988
[ 30 ] CVE-2016-0989
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0989
[ 31 ] CVE-2016-0990
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0990
[ 32 ] CVE-2016-0991
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0991
[ 33 ] CVE-2016-0992
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0992
[ 34 ] CVE-2016-0993
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0993
[ 35 ] CVE-2016-0994
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0994
[ 36 ] CVE-2016-0995
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0995
[ 37 ] CVE-2016-0996
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0996
[ 38 ] CVE-2016-0997
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0997
[ 39 ] CVE-2016-0998
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0998
[ 40 ] CVE-2016-0999
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0999
[ 41 ] CVE-2016-1000
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1000
[ 42 ] CVE-2016-1001
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1001
[ 43 ] CVE-2016-1002
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1002
[ 44 ] CVE-2016-1005
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1005
[ 45 ] CVE-2016-1010
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1010

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-07

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 2016 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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