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RHSA-2010:0706: flash-plugin security update

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RHSA-2010:0706: flash-plugin security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/15/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/30/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe FlashPlayer web browser plug-in.This update fixes one vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. Thisvulnerability is detailed on the Adobe security page APSB10-22, listed inthe References section. If a victim loaded a page containingspecially-crafted SWF content, it could cause flash-plugin to crash or,potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-2884)All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, whichupgrades Flash Player to version 10.1.85.3 for users of Red Hat EnterpriseLinux 5 Supplementary, and version 9.0.283 for users of Red Hat EnterpriseLinux 3 and 4 Extras.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-flash-plugin

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