GLSA 201406-08: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted on: 06/10/2014 06:19 PM

A Flash Player update has been released for Gentoo Linux

GLSA 201406-08: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201406-08
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: June 10, 2014
Bugs: #510278
ID: 201406-08

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, worst
of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

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

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-plugins/adobe-flash < 11.2.202.359 >= 11.2.202.359

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

Impact
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A remote attacker could possibly execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of
Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

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

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-11.2.202.359"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2014-0510
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0510
[ 2 ] CVE-2014-0516
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0516
[ 3 ] CVE-2014-0517
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0517
[ 4 ] CVE-2014-0518
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0518
[ 5 ] CVE-2014-0519
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0519
[ 6 ] CVE-2014-0520
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0520

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201406-08.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5




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