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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201711-13

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201711-13
Posted Nov 19, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201711-13 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Versions less than 27.0.0.187 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-11213, CVE-2017-11215, CVE-2017-11225, CVE-2017-3112, CVE-2017-3114
MD5 | a1e65797e865d658a698bd171067f121

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201711-13

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Severity: Normal
Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: November 19, 2017
Bugs: #637630
ID: 201711-13

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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 < 27.0.0.187 >= 27.0.0.187

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player.
Please review the referenced CVE identifiers and Adobe Security
Bulletin for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process.

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-27.0.0.187"

References
==========

[ 1 ] Adobe Security Bulletin
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-33.
html
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-11213
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-11213
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-11215
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-11215
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-11225
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-11225
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-3112
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3112
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-3114
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3114

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-13

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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