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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
(Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code, Bypass Security Restrictions, and Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036297
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036297
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-4172, CVE-2016-4173, CVE-2016-4174, CVE-2016-4175, CVE-2016-4176, CVE-2016-4177, CVE-2016-4178, CVE-2016-4179, CVE-2016-4180, CVE-2016-4181, CVE-2016-4182, CVE-2016-4183, CVE-2016-4184, CVE-2016-4185, CVE-2016-4186, CVE-2016-4187, CVE-2016-4188, CVE-2016-4189, CVE-2016-4190, CVE-2016-4217, CVE-2016-4218, CVE-2016-4219, CVE-2016-4220, CVE-2016-4221, CVE-2016-4222, CVE-2016-4223, CVE-2016-4224, CVE-2016-4225, CVE-2016-4226, CVE-2016-4227, CVE-2016-4228, CVE-2016-4229, CVE-2016-4230, CVE-2016-4231, CVE-2016-4232, CVE-2016-4233, CVE-2016-4234, CVE-2016-4235, CVE-2016-4236, CVE-2016-4237, CVE-2016-4238, CVE-2016-4239, CVE-2016-4240, CVE-2016-4241, CVE-2016-4242, CVE-2016-4243, CVE-2016-4244, CVE-2016-4245, CVE-2016-4246, CVE-2016-4247, CVE-2016-4248, CVE-2016-4249   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 13 2016
Impact:   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): 22.0.0.192 and prior
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 bypass security controls on the target system. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A type confusion error may occur [CVE-2016-4223, CVE-2016-4224, CVE-2016-4225].

A use-after-free memory error may occur [CVE-2016-4173, CVE-2016-4174, CVE-2016-4222, CVE-2016-4226, CVE-2016-4227, CVE-2016-4228, CVE-2016-4229, CVE-2016-4230, CVE-2016-4231, CVE-2016-4248].

A heap buffer overflow may occur [CVE-2016-4249].

A memory corruption error may occur [CVE-2016-4172, CVE-2016-4175, CVE-2016-4179, CVE-2016-4180, CVE-2016-4181, CVE-2016-4182, CVE-2016-4183, CVE-2016-4184, CVE-2016-4185, CVE-2016-4186, CVE-2016-4187, CVE-2016-4188, CVE-2016-4189, CVE-2016-4190, CVE-2016-4217,
CVE-2016-4218, CVE-2016-4219, CVE-2016-4220, CVE-2016-4221, CVE-2016-4233, CVE-2016-4234, CVE-2016-4235, CVE-2016-4236, CVE-2016-4237, CVE-2016-4238, CVE-2016-4239, CVE-2016-4240, CVE-2016-4241, CVE-2016-4242, CVE-2016-4243, CVE-2016-4244, CVE-2016-4245, CVE-2016-4246].

A stack corruption error may occur [CVE-2016-4176, CVE-2016-4177].

A remote user can trigger a race condition to view potentially sensitive information on the target system [CVE-2016-4247].

A remote user can bypass security controls to obtain potentially sensitive information [CVE-2016-4178].

A memory leak may occur [CVE-2016-4232]. The impact was not specified.

Yuki Chen of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team (via the Chromium Vulnerability Rewards Program), Nicolas Joly of Microsoft Vulnerability Research, Wen Guanxing from Pangu LAB, Jaehun Jeong(@n3sk) of WINS WSEC Analysis Team (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), Kai Kang (a.k.a 4B5F5F4B) (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative,
willJ of Tencent PC Manager, Natalie Silvanovich of Google Project Zero, Garandou Sara (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative, Sebastien Morin of COSIG, Kurutsu Karen (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative, Soroush Dalili from NCC Group, Yuki Chen of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team, Junfeng Yang and Genwei Jiang of FireEye,
Ohara Rinne (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative, Francis Provencher of COSIG, Jie Zeng of Tencent Zhanlu Lab, and Stefan Kanthak reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Solution:   Red Hat has issued a fix.

The Red Hat advisory is available at:

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1423

Vendor URL:  access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1423 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary 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.
Jul 12 2016 Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code, Bypass Security Restrictions, and Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [RHSA-2016:1423-01] Critical: flash-plugin security update

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2016:1423-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1423
Issue date:        2016-07-13
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-4172 CVE-2016-4173 CVE-2016-4174 
                   CVE-2016-4175 CVE-2016-4176 CVE-2016-4177 
                   CVE-2016-4178 CVE-2016-4179 CVE-2016-4180 
                   CVE-2016-4181 CVE-2016-4182 CVE-2016-4183 
                   CVE-2016-4184 CVE-2016-4185 CVE-2016-4186 
                   CVE-2016-4187 CVE-2016-4188 CVE-2016-4189 
                   CVE-2016-4190 CVE-2016-4217 CVE-2016-4218 
                   CVE-2016-4219 CVE-2016-4220 CVE-2016-4221 
                   CVE-2016-4222 CVE-2016-4223 CVE-2016-4224 
                   CVE-2016-4225 CVE-2016-4226 CVE-2016-4227 
                   CVE-2016-4228 CVE-2016-4229 CVE-2016-4230 
                   CVE-2016-4231 CVE-2016-4232 CVE-2016-4233 
                   CVE-2016-4234 CVE-2016-4235 CVE-2016-4236 
                   CVE-2016-4237 CVE-2016-4238 CVE-2016-4239 
                   CVE-2016-4240 CVE-2016-4241 CVE-2016-4242 
                   CVE-2016-4243 CVE-2016-4244 CVE-2016-4245 
                   CVE-2016-4246 CVE-2016-4247 CVE-2016-4248 
                   CVE-2016-4249 
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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 11.2.202.632.

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-2016-4172, CVE-2016-4173, CVE-2016-4174,
CVE-2016-4175, CVE-2016-4176, CVE-2016-4177, CVE-2016-4178, CVE-2016-4179,
CVE-2016-4180, CVE-2016-4181, CVE-2016-4182, CVE-2016-4183, CVE-2016-4184,
CVE-2016-4185, CVE-2016-4186, CVE-2016-4187, CVE-2016-4188, CVE-2016-4189,
CVE-2016-4190, CVE-2016-4217, CVE-2016-4218, CVE-2016-4219, CVE-2016-4220,
CVE-2016-4221, CVE-2016-4222, CVE-2016-4223, CVE-2016-4224, CVE-2016-4225,
CVE-2016-4226, CVE-2016-4227, CVE-2016-4228, CVE-2016-4229, CVE-2016-4230,
CVE-2016-4231, CVE-2016-4232, CVE-2016-4233, CVE-2016-4234, CVE-2016-4235,
CVE-2016-4236, CVE-2016-4237, CVE-2016-4238, CVE-2016-4239, CVE-2016-4240,
CVE-2016-4241, CVE-2016-4242, CVE-2016-4243, CVE-2016-4244, CVE-2016-4245,
CVE-2016-4246, CVE-2016-4247, CVE-2016-4248, CVE-2016-4249)

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/):

1355971 - flash-plugin: multiple code execution issues fixed in APSB16-25

6. Package List:

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.632-1.el5_11.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.632-1.el5_11.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.632-1.el5_11.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.632-1.el5_11.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.632-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.632-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.632-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.632-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.632-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.632-1.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-2016-4172
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4173
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4174
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4175
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4176
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4177
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4178
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4179
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4180
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4181
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4182
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4183
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4184
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4185
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4186
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4187
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4188
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4189
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4190
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4217
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4218
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4219
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4220
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4221
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4222
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4223
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4224
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4225
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4226
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4227
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4228
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4229
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4230
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4231
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4232
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4233
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4234
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4235
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4236
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4237
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4238
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4239
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4240
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4241
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4242
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4243
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4244
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4245
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4246
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4247
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4248
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4249
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-25.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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