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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201705-12

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201705-12
Posted May 26, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201705-12 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Versions less than 25.0.0.171 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-3068, CVE-2017-3069, CVE-2017-3070, CVE-2017-3071, CVE-2017-3072, CVE-2017-3073, CVE-2017-3074
MD5 | 3b273e9b0f6ad5f90d417ecf2c6a52f1

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201705-12

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Severity: Normal
Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: May 26, 2017
Bugs: #617968
ID: 201705-12

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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
=================

-------------------------------------------------------------------
Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 www-plugins/adobe-flash < 25.0.0.171 >= 25.0.0.171

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 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 -a --oneshot -v ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-25.0.0.171=E2=80=88=
:22"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-3068
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3068
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-3069
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3069
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-3070
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3070
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-3071
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3071
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-3072
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3072
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-3073
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3073
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-3074
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3074

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201705-12

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 2017 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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