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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.2680
             Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player
                              9 November 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Adobe Flash Player
Publisher:         Adobe
Operating System:  Windows
                   OS X
                   Linux variants
                   Chome OS
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-7865 CVE-2016-7864 CVE-2016-7863
                   CVE-2016-7862 CVE-2016-7861 CVE-2016-7860
                   CVE-2016-7859 CVE-2016-7858 CVE-2016-7857

Original Bulletin: 
   https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-37.html

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Adobe Security Bulletin

Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player

Release date: November 8, 2016

Vulnerability identifier: APSB16-37

Priority: See table below

CVE number: CVE-2016-7857, CVE-2016-7858, CVE-2016-7859, CVE-2016-7860, 
CVE-2016-7861, CVE-2016-7862, CVE-2016-7863, CVE-2016-7864, CVE-2016-7865

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS

Summary

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows,
Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS.  These updates address critical 
vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of
the affected system.  

Affected Versions

Product 							Affected Versions 		Platform
Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 				23.0.0.205 and earlier		Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 				23.0.0.205 and earlier 		Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 	23.0.0.205 and earlier 		Windows 10 and 8.1
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 					11.2.202.643 and earlier 	Linux

To verify the version of Adobe Flash Player installed on your system, 
access the About Flash Player page, or right-click on content running in
Flash Player and select "About Adobe (or Macromedia) Flash Player" from the 
menu. If you use multiple browsers, perform the check for each browser you 
have installed on your system.  

Solution

Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority ratings and 
recommends users update their installation to the newest version:

Product 				Updated Versions 	Platform 		Priority rating 	Availability
Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime	23.0.0.207 		Windows and Macintosh	1 			Flash Player Download Center
														Flash Player Distribution
Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 	23.0.0.207 		Windows, Macintosh, 	1 			Google Chrome Releases
								Linux and Chrome OS  
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge  	23.0.0.207 		Windows 10 and 8.1 	1 			Microsoft Security Advisory
and Internet Explorer 11
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 		11.2.202.644 		Linux 			3 			Flash Player Download Center

Adobe recommends users of the  Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime for Windows
and Macintosh update to 23.0.0.207 via the update mechanism within the product
[1] or by visiting the Adobe Flash Player Download Center.

Adobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player for Linux update to Adobe Flash 
Player 11.2.202.644 by visiting the Adobe Flash Player Download Center.

Adobe Flash Player installed with Google Chrome will be automatically updated
to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash Player
23.0.0.207 for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS.

Adobe Flash Player installed with Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 for
Windows 10 and 8.1 will be automatically updated to the latest version, which
will include Adobe Flash Player 23.0.0.207. 

Please visit the Flash Player Help page for assistance in installing Flash
Player.

[1] Users of Flash Player 11.2.x or later for Windows, or Flash Player
11.3.x or later for Macintosh, who have selected the option to 'Allow 
Adobe to install updates' will receive the update automatically. Users who do
not have the 'Allow Adobe to install updates' option enabled can install the
update via the update mechanism within the product when prompted.

Vulnerability Details

These updates resolve type confusion vulnerabilities that could lead to code
execution (CVE-2016-7860, CVE-2016-7861, CVE-2016-7865). 

These updates resolve use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead to code
execution (CVE-2016-7857, CVE-2016-7858, CVE-2016-7859, CVE-2016-7862, 
CVE-2016-7863, CVE-2016-7864).

Acknowledgments
Adobe would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for 
reporting the relevant issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our 
customers:

Archer working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2016-7859)
Kiritou Kureha working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2016-7858)
Erisaka Mafuyu working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2016-7863)
onoe serika working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2016-7862)
Kuchiki Toko working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2016-7865)
Takanashi Rikka working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (CVE-2016-7864)
bo13oy of CloverSec Labs working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative
(CVE-2016-7857, CVE-2016-7860, CVE-2016-7861)

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