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(Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Obtain Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1027440|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1027440
CVE-2012-4163, CVE-2012-4164, CVE-2012-4165, CVE-2012-4166, CVE-2012-4167, CVE-2012-4168, CVE-2012-4171
(Links to External Site)
Date: Aug 23 2012
Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
Version(s): 11.3.300.271 and prior|
Several 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 obtain potentially sensitive information.|
A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error [CVE-2012-4163, CVE-2012-4164, CVE-2012-4165, CVE-2012-4166] or integer overflow [CVE-2012-4167] and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.
A remote user can exploit a cross-domain flaw to obtain information from a different domain [CVE-2012-4168].
A user can trigger a logic error involving multiple dialogs in Firefox to cause a crash [CVE-2012-4171].
Xu Liu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, Will Dormann of CERT, Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, Alexander Gavrun (via iDefense's Vulnerability Contributor Program), Claudio Santambrogio of Opera Software ASA, and Attila Suszter reported these vulnerabilities.
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 obtain potentially sensitive information.
Red Hat has issued a fix.|
The Red Hat advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-19.html (Links to External Site)
Access control error, Boundary error|
Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)|
This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.|
Source Message Contents
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 16:54:05 +0000|
Subject: [RHSA-2012:1203-01] Critical: flash-plugin security update
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2012:1203-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1203.html
Issue date: 2012-08-23
CVE Names: CVE-2012-1535 CVE-2012-4163 CVE-2012-4164
CVE-2012-4165 CVE-2012-4166 CVE-2012-4167
An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes several 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:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) - i386, x86_64
The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash
Player web browser plug-in.
This update fixes several vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These
vulnerabilities are detailed on the Adobe security pages APSB12-18 and
APSB12-19, 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-2012-1535, CVE-2012-4163, CVE-2012-4164, CVE-2012-4165,
A flaw in flash-plugin could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive
information if a victim were tricked into visiting a specially-crafted web
Note: This erratum upgrades Adobe Flash Player from version 10.3.183.20 to
All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 220.127.116.11.
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
5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
848180 - CVE-2012-1535 flash-plugin: code execution flaw (APSB12-18)
850528 - flash-plugin: multiple code execution flaws (APSB12-19)
850529 - CVE-2012-4168 flash-plugin: cross-domain information leak flaw (APSB12-19)
6. Package List:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5):
These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
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.
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