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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201804-11

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201804-11
Posted Apr 11, 2018
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201804-11 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Versions less than 29.0.0.140 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2018-4932, CVE-2018-4933, CVE-2018-4934, CVE-2018-4935, CVE-2018-4936, CVE-2018-4937
MD5 | cf461d763ae7e6fa274acb76f6287399

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201804-11

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Severity: High
Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: April 11, 2018
Bugs: #652960
ID: 201804-11

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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
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 www-plugins/adobe-flash < 29.0.0.140 >= 29.0.0.140

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, disclose sensitive information or bypass
security restrictions.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Adobe Flash users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-29.0.0.140"

References
==========

[ 1 ] APSB18-08
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-08.html
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-4932
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4932
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-4933
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4933
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-4934
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4934
[ 5 ] CVE-2018-4935
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4935
[ 6 ] CVE-2018-4936
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4936
[ 7 ] CVE-2018-4937
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4937

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201804-11

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 2018 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.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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