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RHSA-2012:1173: flash-plugin security update

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
10 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) August 15, 2012 August 17, 2012 August 22, 2013

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An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes one security issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash Player web browser plug-in. This update fixes one vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. This vulnerability is detailed on the Adobe security page APSB12-18, listed in the References section. Specially-crafted SWF content could cause flash-plugin to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when a victim loads a page containing the malicious SWF content. (CVE-2012-1535) All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (x86)

Upgrade flash-plugin

Update flash-plugin to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

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