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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
(Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Memory Corruption Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036122
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036122
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-4171   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 17 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 21.0.0.242 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was 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 trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

This vulnerability is being actively exploited.

Anton Ivanov and Costin Raiu of Kaspersky Lab reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Red Hat has issued a fix.

The Red Hat advisory is available at:

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1238

Vendor URL:  access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1238 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)
Underlying OS Comments:  5, 6

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jun 14 2016 Adobe Flash Player Memory Corruption Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [RHSA-2016:1238-01] Critical: flash-plugin security update

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2016:1238-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1238
Issue date:        2016-06-17
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-4122 CVE-2016-4123 CVE-2016-4124 
                   CVE-2016-4125 CVE-2016-4127 CVE-2016-4128 
                   CVE-2016-4129 CVE-2016-4130 CVE-2016-4131 
                   CVE-2016-4132 CVE-2016-4133 CVE-2016-4134 
                   CVE-2016-4135 CVE-2016-4136 CVE-2016-4137 
                   CVE-2016-4138 CVE-2016-4139 CVE-2016-4140 
                   CVE-2016-4141 CVE-2016-4142 CVE-2016-4143 
                   CVE-2016-4144 CVE-2016-4145 CVE-2016-4146 
                   CVE-2016-4147 CVE-2016-4148 CVE-2016-4149 
                   CVE-2016-4150 CVE-2016-4151 CVE-2016-4152 
                   CVE-2016-4153 CVE-2016-4154 CVE-2016-4155 
                   CVE-2016-4156 CVE-2016-4166 CVE-2016-4171 
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1. Summary:

An update for flash-plugin is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Supplementary and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
the CVE link(s) 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

3. Description:

The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash
Player web browser plug-in.

This update upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.626.

Security Fix(es):

* This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These
vulnerabilities, detailed in the Adobe Security Bulletin listed in the
References section, could allow an attacker to create a specially crafted
SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash, execute arbitrary code, or
disclose sensitive information when the victim loaded a page containing the
malicious SWF content. (CVE-2016-4122, CVE-2016-4123, CVE-2016-4124,
CVE-2016-4125, CVE-2016-4127, CVE-2016-4128, CVE-2016-4129, CVE-2016-4130,
CVE-2016-4131, CVE-2016-4132, CVE-2016-4133, CVE-2016-4134, CVE-2016-4135,
CVE-2016-4136, CVE-2016-4137, CVE-2016-4138, CVE-2016-4139, CVE-2016-4140,
CVE-2016-4141, CVE-2016-4142, CVE-2016-4143, CVE-2016-4144, CVE-2016-4145,
CVE-2016-4146, CVE-2016-4147, CVE-2016-4148, CVE-2016-4149, CVE-2016-4150,
CVE-2016-4151, CVE-2016-4152, CVE-2016-4153, CVE-2016-4154, CVE-2016-4155,
CVE-2016-4156, CVE-2016-4166, CVE-2016-4171)

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

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

1346665 - flash-plugin: multiple code execution issues fixed in APSB16-18

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5):

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.626-1.el5_11.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.626-1.el5_11.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5):

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.626-1.el5_11.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.626-1.el5_11.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.626-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.626-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.626-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.626-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.626-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.626-1.el6_8.i686.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://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4122
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4123
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4124
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4125
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4127
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4128
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4129
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4130
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4131
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4132
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4133
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4134
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4135
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4136
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4137
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4138
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4139
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4140
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4141
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4142
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4143
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4144
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4145
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4146
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4147
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4148
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4149
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4150
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4151
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4152
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4153
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4154
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4155
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4156
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4166
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4171
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-18.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsa16-03.html

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2016 Red Hat, Inc.
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