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RHSA-2012:0144: flash-plugin security update

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RHSA-2012:0144: flash-plugin security update

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/16/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/21/2012
Modified
06/09/2022

Description

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe FlashPlayer web browser plug-in.This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. Thesevulnerabilities are detailed on the Adobe security page APSB12-03, listedin the References section.Multiple security flaws were found in the way flash-plugin displayedcertain SWF content. An attacker could use these flaws to create aspecially-crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash or,potentially, execute arbitrary code when the victim loaded a pagecontaining the specially-crafted SWF content. (CVE-2012-0752,CVE-2012-0753, CVE-2012-0754, CVE-2012-0755, CVE-2012-0756)A flaw in flash-plugin could allow an attacker to conduct cross-sitescripting (XSS) attacks if a victim were tricked into visiting aspecially-crafted web page. (CVE-2012-0767)All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, whichupgrades Flash Player to version 10.3.183.15.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-flash-plugin

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