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RHSA-2009:0334: flash-plugin security update

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RHSA-2009:0334: flash-plugin security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/26/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/12/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes several security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 Extras. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

The flash-plugin package contains a Firefox-compatible Adobe Flash Player Web browser plug-in. Multiple input validation flaws were found in the way Flash Player displayed certain SWF (Shockwave Flash) content. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially-crafted SWF file that could cause flash-plugin to crash, or, possibly, execute arbitrary code when the victim loaded a page containing the specially-crafted SWF content. (CVE-2009-0520, CVE-2009-0519) All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 9.0.159.0.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-flash-plugin

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