==================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Critical: flash-plugin security update Advisory ID: RHSA-2009:1657-01 Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1657.html Issue date: 2009-12-09 CVE Names: CVE-2009-3794 CVE-2009-3796 CVE-2009-3797 CVE-2009-3798 CVE-2009-3799 CVE-2009-3800 ==================================================================== 1. Summary: An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes multiple security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary. This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. 2. Relevant releases/architectures: RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64 RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server) - i386, x86_64 3. Description: The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash Player web browser plug-in. Multiple security flaws were found in the way Flash Player displayed certain SWF content. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially-crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code when the victim loaded a page containing the specially-crafted SWF content. (CVE-2009-3794, CVE-2009-3796, CVE-2009-3797, CVE-2009-3798, CVE-2009-3799, CVE-2009-3800) All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 10.0.42.34. 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 5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/): 543857 - flash-plugin: multiple code execution flaws (APSB09-19) (CVE-2009-3794, CVE-2009-3796, CVE-2009-3797, CVE-2009-3798, CVE-2009-3799, CVE-2009-3800) 6. Package List: RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client): i386: flash-plugin-10.0.42.34-1.el5.i386.rpm x86_64: flash-plugin-10.0.42.34-1.el5.i386.rpm RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server): i386: flash-plugin-10.0.42.34-1.el5.i386.rpm x86_64: flash-plugin-10.0.42.34-1.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-2009-3794 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3796 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3797 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3798 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3799 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3800 http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-19.html 8. Contact: The Red Hat security contact is
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