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RHSA-2008:0221: flash-plugin security update

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RHSA-2008:0221: flash-plugin security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/06/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/06/2008
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The flash-plugin package contains a Firefox-compatible Adobe Flash PlayerWeb browser plug-in.Several input validation flaws were found in the way Flash Player displayedcertain content. These may have made it possible to execute arbitrary codeon a victim's machine, if the victim opened a malicious Adobe Flash file.(CVE-2007-0071, CVE-2007-6019)A flaw was found in the way Flash Player established TCP sessions to remotehosts. A remote attacker could, consequently, use Flash Player to conduct aDNS rebinding attack. (CVE-2007-5275, CVE-2008-1655)A flaw was found in the way Flash Player restricted the interpretation andusage of cross-domain policy files. A remote attacker could use FlashPlayer to conduct cross-domain and cross-site scripting attacks.(CVE-2007-6243, CVE-2008-1654)A flaw was found in the way Flash Player interacted with web browsers. Anattacker could use malicious content presented by Flash Player to conduct across-site scripting attack. (CVE-2007-6637)All users of Adobe Flash Player should upgrade to this updated package,which contains Flash Player version 9.0.124.0 and resolves these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-flash-plugin

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