(Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Buffer Overflows and Memory Corruption Errors Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1033261|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1033261
CVE-2015-5125, CVE-2015-5127, CVE-2015-5129, CVE-2015-5130, CVE-2015-5131, CVE-2015-5132, CVE-2015-5133, CVE-2015-5134, CVE-2015-5539, CVE-2015-5540, CVE-2015-5541, CVE-2015-5544, CVE-2015-5545, CVE-2015-5546, CVE-2015-5547, CVE-2015-5548, CVE-2015-5549, CVE-2015-5550, CVE-2015-5551, CVE-2015-5552, CVE-2015-5553, CVE-2015-5554, CVE-2015-5555, CVE-2015-5556, CVE-2015-5557, CVE-2015-5558, CVE-2015-5559, CVE-2015-5560, CVE-2015-5561, CVE-2015-5562, CVE-2015-5563, CVE-2015-5564, CVE-2015-5565, CVE-2015-5566
(Links to External Site)
Date: Aug 12 2015
Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
Version(s): 220.127.116.11 and prior|
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 create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system.
A type confusion flaw may occur [CVE-2015-5554, CVE-2015-5555, CVE-2015-5558, CVE-2015-5562].
A use-after-free may occur [CVE-2015-5550, CVE-2015-5551, CVE-2015-3107, CVE-2015-5556, CVE-2015-5130, CVE-2015-5134, CVE-2015-5539, CVE-2015-5540, CVE-2015-5557, CVE-2015-5559, CVE-2015-5127, CVE-2015-5563, CVE-2015-5561, CVE-2015-5564, CVE-2015-5565, CVE-2015-5566].
A heap overflow may occur [CVE-2015-5129, CVE-2015-5541].
A buffer overflow may occur [CVE-2015-5131, CVE-2015-5132, CVE-2015-5133].
A memory corruption error may occur [CVE-2015-5544, CVE-2015-5545, CVE-2015-5546, CVE-2015-5547, CVE-2015-5548, CVE-2015-5549, CVE-2015-5552, CVE-2015-5553].
An integer overflow may occur [CVE-2015-5560].
A vector length corruption flaw may occur [CVE-2015-5125].
Chris Evans, Ben Hawkes, and Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Project Zero, Kai Lu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, Wang Wei of the Alibaba Security Research Team, Natalie Silvanovich of Google Project Zero, Chris Evans of Google Project Zero, bilou (via the Chromium Vulnerability Rewards Program), Yuki Chen of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team, and instruder of the Alibaba Security Research Team 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.|
Red Hat has issued a fix.|
The Red Hat advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1603.html (Links to External Site)
Access control error, Boundary 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-2015:1603-01] Critical: flash-plugin security update|
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2015:1603-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1603.html
Issue date: 2015-08-12
CVE Names: CVE-2015-5127 CVE-2015-5128 CVE-2015-5129
CVE-2015-5130 CVE-2015-5131 CVE-2015-5132
CVE-2015-5133 CVE-2015-5134 CVE-2015-5539
CVE-2015-5540 CVE-2015-5541 CVE-2015-5544
CVE-2015-5545 CVE-2015-5546 CVE-2015-5547
CVE-2015-5548 CVE-2015-5549 CVE-2015-5550
CVE-2015-5551 CVE-2015-5552 CVE-2015-5553
CVE-2015-5554 CVE-2015-5555 CVE-2015-5556
CVE-2015-5557 CVE-2015-5558 CVE-2015-5559
CVE-2015-5560 CVE-2015-5561 CVE-2015-5562
An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes multiple security issues
is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary.
Red Hat Product Security 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 APSB15-19
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-2015-5127, CVE-2015-5128, CVE-2015-5129, CVE-2015-5130,
CVE-2015-5131, CVE-2015-5132, CVE-2015-5133, CVE-2015-5134, CVE-2015-5539,
CVE-2015-5540, CVE-2015-5541, CVE-2015-5544, CVE-2015-5545, CVE-2015-5546,
CVE-2015-5547, CVE-2015-5548, CVE-2015-5549, CVE-2015-5550, CVE-2015-5551,
CVE-2015-5552, CVE-2015-5553, CVE-2015-5554, CVE-2015-5555, CVE-2015-5556,
CVE-2015-5557, CVE-2015-5558, CVE-2015-5559, CVE-2015-5560, CVE-2015-5561,
CVE-2015-5562, CVE-2015-5563, CVE-2015-5564)
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.
For details on how to apply this update, refer to:
5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1252697 - flash-plugin: multiple code execution flaws (APSB15-19)
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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