Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201206-21

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player could result in the execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

www-plugins/adobe-flash on all architectures
Affected versions < 11.2.202.236
Unaffected versions >= 11.2.202.236

Background

The Adobe Flash Player is a renderer for the SWF file format, which is commonly used to provide interactive websites.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted SWF file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-11.2.202.236"
 

References

Release Date
June 23, 2012

Latest Revision
June 23, 2012: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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