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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
(Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitary Code, Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks, and Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024094
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024094
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-4546, CVE-2009-3793, CVE-2010-2160, CVE-2010-2161, CVE-2010-2162, CVE-2010-2163, CVE-2010-2164, CVE-2010-2165, CVE-2010-2166, CVE-2010-2167, CVE-2010-2169, CVE-2010-2170   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 11 2010
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10.0.45.2 and prior versions
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Adobe Flash Player. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Various memory corruption, buffer overflows, use-after-free memory access, pointer errors, indexing errors, and memory exhaustion flaws permit arbitrary code execution [CVE-2009-3793, CVE-2010-2160, CVE-2010-2161, CVE-2010-2162, CVE-2010-2163, CVE-2010-2164, CVE-2010-2165, CVE-2010-2166, CVE-2010-2167, CVE-2010-2169, CVE-2010-2170, CVE-2010-2171, CVE-2010-2173, CVE-2010-2174, CVE-2010-2175, CVE-2010-2176, CVE-2010-2177, CVE-2010-2178, CVE-2010-2180, CVE-2010-2181, CVE-2010-2182, CVE-2010-2183, CVE-2010-2184, CVE-2010-2185, CVE-2010-2187, CVE-2010-2188].

A denial of service flaw may be able to be leveraged to execute arbitrary code [CVE-2010-2186].

A memory corruption flaw on VMware systems with VMware Tools enabled can allow code execution [CVE-2010-2189].

A denial of service flaw exists [CVE-2008-4546].

A URL parsing error can permit cross-site scripting attacks [CVE-2010-2179], affecting Firefox and Chrome browsers.

Flash Player 9 on some UNIX platforms allows denial of service conditions [CVE-2010-2172].

Will Dormann of CERT, Ralph Loader of Innaworks Development Limited, an anonymous researcher (via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative), Dionysus Blazakis (via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative), an anonymous researcher (via iDefense's Vulnerability Contributor Program), Damian Put (via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative), Megumi Yanagishita of Palo Alto Networks Inc., Bing Liu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, Nicolas Joly of VUPEN Vulnerability Research Team, Manuel Caballero and Microsoft Vulnerability Research (MSVR), Tielei Wang from ICST-ERCIS (Engineering Research Center of Info Security, Institute of Computer Science & Technology, Peking University/China), Red Hat Security Response Team, Bo Qu of Palo Alto Networks, Ezio Anselmo Mazarim Fernandes, Haifei Li of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, and Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

Solution:   Red Hat has issued a fix.

The Red Hat advisory is available at:

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0464.html

Vendor URL:  www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-14.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error, State error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jun 11 2010 Adobe Flash Player Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitary Code, Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks, and Deny Service



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Fri, 11 Jun 2010 10:34:33 -0600
Subject:  [RHSA-2010:0464-01] Critical: flash-plugin security update

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2010:0464-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0464.html
Issue date:        2010-06-11
CVE Names:         CVE-2008-4546 CVE-2009-3793 CVE-2010-1297 
                   CVE-2010-2160 CVE-2010-2161 CVE-2010-2162 
                   CVE-2010-2163 CVE-2010-2164 CVE-2010-2165 
                   CVE-2010-2166 CVE-2010-2167 CVE-2010-2169 
                   CVE-2010-2170 CVE-2010-2171 CVE-2010-2173 
                   CVE-2010-2174 CVE-2010-2175 CVE-2010-2176 
                   CVE-2010-2177 CVE-2010-2178 CVE-2010-2179 
                   CVE-2010-2180 CVE-2010-2181 CVE-2010-2182 
                   CVE-2010-2183 CVE-2010-2184 CVE-2010-2185 
                   CVE-2010-2186 CVE-2010-2187 CVE-2010-2188 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes multiple security issues
is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 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:

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.

This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These
vulnerabilities are detailed on the Adobe security pages APSA10-01 and
APSB10-14, listed in the References section.

Multiple security flaws were found in the way flash-plugin 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,
potentially, execute arbitrary code when the victim loaded a page
containing the specially-crafted SWF content. (CVE-2009-3793,
CVE-2010-1297, CVE-2010-2160, CVE-2010-2161, CVE-2010-2162, CVE-2010-2163,
CVE-2010-2164, CVE-2010-2165, CVE-2010-2166, CVE-2010-2167, CVE-2010-2169,
CVE-2010-2170, CVE-2010-2171, CVE-2010-2173, CVE-2010-2174, CVE-2010-2175,
CVE-2010-2176, CVE-2010-2177, CVE-2010-2178, CVE-2010-2180, CVE-2010-2181,
CVE-2010-2182, CVE-2010-2183, CVE-2010-2184, CVE-2010-2185, CVE-2010-2186,
CVE-2010-2187, CVE-2010-2188)

An input sanitization flaw was found in the way flash-plugin processed
certain URLs. An attacker could use this flaw to conduct cross-site
scripting (XSS) attacks if a victim were tricked into visiting a
specially-crafted web page. (CVE-2010-2179)

A denial of service flaw was found in the way flash-plugin processed
certain SWF content. An attacker could use this flaw to create a
specially-crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash.
(CVE-2008-4546)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 10.1.53.64.

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
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

467082 - CVE-2008-4546 flash-plugin: crash caused by SWF files with different SWF versions obtained from the same URL
600692 - CVE-2010-1297 acroread, flash-plugin: Arbitrary code execution by opening a specially-crafted PDF file with malicious SWF content (APSA10-01)
602847 - flash-plugin: multiple security flaws (APSB10-14)

6. Package List:

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client):

i386:
flash-plugin-10.1-2.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.1-2.el5.i386.rpm

RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server):

i386:
flash-plugin-10.1-2.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.1-2.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:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-4546.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3793.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1297.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2160.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2161.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2162.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2163.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2164.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2165.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2166.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2167.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2169.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2170.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2171.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2173.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2174.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2175.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2176.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2177.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2178.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2179.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2180.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2181.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2182.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2183.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2184.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2185.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2186.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2187.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2188.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa10-01.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-14.html

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>.  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2010 Red Hat, Inc.
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