13 December 2012
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2012.1182 Critical: flash-plugin security update 13 December 2012 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: flash-plugin Publisher: Red Hat Operating System: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5 Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS/Desktop 5 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6 Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS/Desktop 6 Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2012-5678 CVE-2012-5677 CVE-2012-5676 Reference: ESB-2012.1180 Original Bulletin: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1569.html - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- - -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 ===================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Critical: flash-plugin security update Advisory ID: RHSA-2012:1569-01 Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1569.html Issue date: 2012-12-12 CVE Names: CVE-2012-5676 CVE-2012-5677 CVE-2012-5678 ===================================================================== 1. Summary: An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes three security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. 2. Relevant releases/architectures: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5) - i386, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) - i386, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64 3. Description: The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash Player web browser plug-in. This update fixes three vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These vulnerabilities are detailed in the Adobe Security bulletin APSB12-27, listed in the References section. Specially-crafted SWF content could cause flash-plugin to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when a victim loads a page containing the malicious SWF content. (CVE-2012-5676, CVE-2012-5677, CVE-2012-5678) All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 188.8.131.528. 4. Solution: Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata relevant to your system have been applied. This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258 5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/): 886200 - CVE-2012-5676 CVE-2012-5677 CVE-2012-5678 flash-plugin: multiple code execution flaws (APSB12-27) 6. Package List: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5): i386: flash-plugin-184.108.40.2068-1.el5.i386.rpm x86_64: flash-plugin-220.127.116.118-1.el5.i386.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5): i386: flash-plugin-18.104.22.1688-1.el5.i386.rpm x86_64: flash-plugin-22.214.171.1248-1.el5.i386.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6): i386: flash-plugin-126.96.36.1998-1.el6.i686.rpm x86_64: flash-plugin-188.8.131.528-1.el6.i686.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6): i386: flash-plugin-184.108.40.2068-1.el6.i686.rpm x86_64: flash-plugin-220.127.116.118-1.el6.i686.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6): i386: flash-plugin-18.104.22.1688-1.el6.i686.rpm x86_64: flash-plugin-22.214.171.1248-1.el6.i686.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://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package 7. References: https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5676.html https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5677.html https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-5678.html https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-27.html 8. Contact: The Red Hat security contact is <email@example.com>. More contact details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/ Copyright 2012 Red Hat, Inc. - -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.4 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFQyGJhXlSAg2UNWIIRAk+fAKCpyAfEImLmpa5GDhDn0qVwDT1aOgCeKWVK /I7KAaTWEKnqdTF2Qa3rwWs= =0jAo - -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. 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