Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

SUSE: CVE-2016-7869: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Free InsightVM Trial No Credit Card Necessary
Watch Demo See how it all works
Back to Search

SUSE: CVE-2016-7869: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/14/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/14/2016
Modified
11/18/2022

Description

Adobe Flash Player versions 23.0.0.207 and earlier, 11.2.202.644 and earlier have an exploitable buffer overflow / underflow vulnerability in the RegExp class related to backtrack search functionality. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-flash-player
  • suse-upgrade-flash-player-gnome

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;