Gentoo: GLSA-202003-61: Adobe Flash Player: Remote execution of arbitrary code

    Date 26 Mar 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    A vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202003-61
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: Adobe Flash Player: Remote execution of arbitrary code
         Date: March 26, 2020
         Bugs: #709728
           ID: 202003-61
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    A vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player might allow 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    < 32.0.0.330            >= 32.0.0.330
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    A critical type confusion vulnerability was discovered in Adobe Flash
    Player.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
    privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All Adobe Flash users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-32.0.0.330"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2020-3757
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-3757
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-61
    
    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.
    
    License
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    Copyright 2020 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.
    
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
    
    

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