Gentoo: GLSA-201409-05: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date19 Sep 2014
    CategoryGentoo
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201409-05
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: September 19, 2014
         Bugs: #522448
           ID: 201409-05
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the
    worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    The Adobe Flash Player is a renderer for the SWF file format, which is
    commonly used to provide interactive websites.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  www-plugins/adobe-flash   < 11.2.202.406 >= 11.2.202.406
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player.
    Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
    privileges of the process or bypass security restrictions.
    
    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 -v ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-11.2.202.406"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [  1 ] CVE-2014-0547
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0547
    [  2 ] CVE-2014-0548
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0548
    [  3 ] CVE-2014-0549
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0549
    [  4 ] CVE-2014-0550
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0550
    [  5 ] CVE-2014-0551
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0551
    [  6 ] CVE-2014-0552
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0552
    [  7 ] CVE-2014-0553
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0553
    [  8 ] CVE-2014-0554
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0554
    [  9 ] CVE-2014-0555
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0555
    [ 10 ] CVE-2014-0556
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0556
    [ 11 ] CVE-2014-0557
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0557
    [ 12 ] CVE-2014-0559
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0559
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201409-05.xml
    
    Concerns?
    =========
    
    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
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
    License
    =======
    
    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.
    
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