RHSA-2007:1126-01 Critical: flash-plugin security update
Posted on: 12/19/2007 02:05 AM

A new update is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Here the announcement:

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2007:1126-01
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-1126.html
Issue date: 2007-12-18
Updated on: 2007-12-18
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
CVE Names: CVE-2007-5275 CVE-2007-4324 CVE-2007-4768
CVE-2007-6242 CVE-2007-6244 CVE-2007-6245
CVE-2007-6246
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1. Summary:

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes a security issue is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras, 4 Extras, and 5
Supplementary.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Desktop version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4.5.z Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras - i386
Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4.5.z Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras - i386
RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server) - i386, x86_64

3. Problem description:

The flash-plugin package contains a Firefox-compatible Adobe Flash Player
Web browser plug-in.

Several input validation flaws were found in the way Flash Player displays
certain content. It may be possible to execute arbitrary code on a victim's
machine, if the victim opens a malicious Adobe Flash file.
(CVE-2007-4768, CVE-2007-6242, CVE-2007-6246)

A flaw was found in the way Flash Player handled the asfunction: protocol.
Malformed SWF files could perform a cross-site scripting attack.
(CVE-2007-6244)

A flaw was found in the way Flash Player modified HTTP request headers.
Malicious content could allow Flash Player to conduct a HTTP response
splitting attack. (CVE-2007-6245)

A flaw was found in the way Flash Player processes certain SWF content. A
malicious SWF file could allow a remote attacker to conduct a port scanning
attack from the client's machine. (CVE-2007-4324)

A flaw was found in the way Flash Player establishes TCP sessions. A remote
attacker could use Flash Player to conduct a DNS rebinding attack.
(CVE-2007-5275)

Users of Adobe Flash Player are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which contains version 9.0.115.0 and resolves these issues.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

252292 - CVE-2007-4324 Flash movie can determine whether a TCP port is open
367501 - CVE-2007-5275 Flash plugin DNS rebinding
392911 - CVE-2007-4768: pcre before 7.3 incorrect unicode in char class optimization
412161 - CVE-2007-6242
414501 - CVE-2007-6244
414511 - CVE-2007-6245
414521 - CVE-2007-6246

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras:

i386:
909f18bf7e3ba2bd77c486471ed0a649 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3 Extras:

i386:
909f18bf7e3ba2bd77c486471ed0a649 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 Extras:

i386:
909f18bf7e3ba2bd77c486471ed0a649 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 Extras:

i386:
909f18bf7e3ba2bd77c486471ed0a649 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4.5.z Extras:

i386:
f0824c43f26d5b33731a54734d1334f7 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras:

i386:
f0824c43f26d5b33731a54734d1334f7 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras:

i386:
f0824c43f26d5b33731a54734d1334f7 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4.5.z Extras:

i386:
f0824c43f26d5b33731a54734d1334f7 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras:

i386:
f0824c43f26d5b33731a54734d1334f7 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras:

i386:
f0824c43f26d5b33731a54734d1334f7 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client):

i386:
3263ab995eabfca2783ec2013e9ff901 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
3263ab995eabfca2783ec2013e9ff901 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el5.i386.rpm

RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server):

i386:
3263ab995eabfca2783ec2013e9ff901 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
3263ab995eabfca2783ec2013e9ff901 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el5.i386.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5275
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4324
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4768
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6242
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6244
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6245
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6246
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-20.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is lt;secalert@redhat.comgt;. More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2007 Red Hat, Inc.
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