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RHSA-2005:835: flash-plugin security update

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RHSA-2005:835: flash-plugin security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/16/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/28/2008
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated Macromedia Flash Player packages that fix a security issue are now available. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla-compatible Macromedia Flash Player browser plug-in. A buffer overflow bug was discovered in the Macromedia Flash Player. It may be possible to execute arbitrary code on a victim's machine if the victim opens a malicious Macromedia Flash file. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2005-2628 to this issue. Users of Macromedia Flash Player should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain version 7.0.61 and are not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-flash-plugin

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