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CentOS Linux: CVE-2017-11213: Critical: flash-plugin security update (CESA-2017:3222)

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CentOS Linux: CVE-2017-11213: Critical: flash-plugin security update (CESA-2017:3222)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/09/2017
Created
08/29/2019
Added
08/28/2019
Modified
05/25/2023

Description

An issue was discovered in Adobe Flash Player 27.0.0.183 and earlier versions. This vulnerability occurs as a result of a computation that reads data that is past the end of the target buffer due to an integer overflow; the computation is part of the abstraction that creates an arbitrarily sized transparent or opaque bitmap image. The use of an invalid (out-of-range) pointer offset during access of internal data structure fields causes the vulnerability. A successful attack can lead to sensitive data exposure.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-flash-plugin

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