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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:  1024098
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024098
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 15 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-2010-0470.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:  Mon, 14 Jun 2010 16:37:39 -0600
Subject:  [RHSA-2010:0470-01] Critical: flash-plugin security update

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2010:0470-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0470.html
Issue date:        2010-06-14
CVE Names:         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-2010-2172 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 3 and 4 Extras.

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 Desktop version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras - i386

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 page 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-2010-2160, 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-2010-2172, 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)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package,
which upgrades Flash Player to version 9.0.277.0.

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/):

602627 - CVE-2010-2172 flash-plugin: CVE-2010-0187 "possible player crash" affects also v9.x versions of Adobe Flash Player
602847 - flash-plugin: multiple security flaws (APSB10-14)

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.277.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.277.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.277.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.277.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.277.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.277.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.277.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.277.0-1.el4.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-2009-3793.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-2010-2172.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/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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