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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201806-02

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201806-02
Posted Jun 13, 2018
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201806-2 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Versions less than 30.0.0.113 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2018-4944, CVE-2018-4945, CVE-2018-5000, CVE-2018-5001, CVE-2018-5002
SHA-256 | 3ff7956c8c3b58f8717bad0d244d398c9050ae848c41f32e65540de30d1931b9

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201806-02

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Severity: Normal
Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: June 13, 2018
Bugs: #656230, #657564
ID: 201806-02

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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 < 30.0.0.113 >= 30.0.0.113

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 obtain sensitive information.

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-30.0.0.113"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-4944
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4944
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-4945
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4945
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-5000
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5000
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-5001
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5001
[ 5 ] CVE-2018-5002
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5002

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201806-02

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
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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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