Gentoo: GLSA-201411-06: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date21 Nov 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 201411-06
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: November 21, 2014
         Bugs: #525430, #529088
           ID: 201411-06
    
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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   < 11.2.202.418 >= 11.2.202.418
    
    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-11.2.202.418"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [  1 ] CVE-2014-0558
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0558
    [  2 ] CVE-2014-0564
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0564
    [  3 ] CVE-2014-0569
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0569
    [  4 ] CVE-2014-0573
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0573
    [  5 ] CVE-2014-0574
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0574
    [  6 ] CVE-2014-0576
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0576
    [  7 ] CVE-2014-0577
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0577
    [  8 ] CVE-2014-0581
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0581
    [  9 ] CVE-2014-0582
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0582
    [ 10 ] CVE-2014-0583
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0583
    [ 11 ] CVE-2014-0584
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0584
    [ 12 ] CVE-2014-0585
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0585
    [ 13 ] CVE-2014-0586
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0586
    [ 14 ] CVE-2014-0588
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0588
    [ 15 ] CVE-2014-0589
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0589
    [ 16 ] CVE-2014-0590
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0590
    [ 17 ] CVE-2014-8437
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-8437
    [ 18 ] CVE-2014-8438
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-8438
    [ 19 ] CVE-2014-8440
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-8440
    [ 20 ] CVE-2014-8441
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-8441
    [ 21 ] CVE-2014-8442
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-8442
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201411-06.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
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    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
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