(Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks, Execute Arbitrary Code, and Bypass Security Controls
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1030402|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1030402
CVE-2014-0531, CVE-2014-0532, CVE-2014-0533, CVE-2014-0534, CVE-2014-0535, CVE-2014-0536
(Links to External Site)
Date: Jun 11 2014
Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of system 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): 184.108.40.206 and prior (Windows/Mac); 220.127.116.119 and prior (Linux)|
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 conduct cross-site scripting attacks. A remote user can bypass security controls.|
A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption flaw and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2014-0536]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.
A remote user can conduct cross-site-scripting attacks [CVE-2014-0531, CVE-2014-0532, CVE-2014-0533].
A remote user can bypass security controls [CVE-2014-0534, CVE-2014-0535].
Erling Ellingsen of Facebook, Masato Kinugawa, Bas Venis, and Leong Wai-Meng of Trend Micro 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 conduct cross-site scripting attacks.
A remote user can bypass security controls.
Red Hat has issued a fix.|
The Red Hat advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-16.html (Links to External Site)
Access control error, Input validation error|
|Underlying OS: Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)|
|Underlying OS Comments: 5, 6|
This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.|
Source Message Contents
Subject: [RHSA-2014:0745-01] Critical: flash-plugin security update|
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2014:0745-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0745.html
Issue date: 2014-06-11
CVE Names: CVE-2014-0531 CVE-2014-0532 CVE-2014-0533
CVE-2014-0534 CVE-2014-0535 CVE-2014-0536
An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes multiple 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
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 in the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-16,
listed in the References section.
Multiple 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 malicious SWF
content. (CVE-2014-0534, CVE-2014-0535, CVE-2014-0536)
Multiple flaws in flash-plugin could allow an attacker to conduct
cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks if a victim were tricked into visiting a
specially crafted web page. (CVE-2014-0531, CVE-2014-0532, CVE-2014-0533)
All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 18.104.22.1688.
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 (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1107822 - CVE-2014-0534 CVE-2014-0535 CVE-2014-0536 flash-plugin: arbitrary code execution flaws (APSB14-16)
1107823 - CVE-2014-0531 CVE-2014-0532 CVE-2014-0533 flash-plugin: multiple cross-site scripting flaws (APSB14-16)
6. Package List:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6):
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