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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
(Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Bypass Security Restrictions and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037470
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037470
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-7867, CVE-2016-7868, CVE-2016-7869, CVE-2016-7870, CVE-2016-7871, CVE-2016-7872, CVE-2016-7873, CVE-2016-7874, CVE-2016-7875, CVE-2016-7876, CVE-2016-7877, CVE-2016-7878, CVE-2016-7879, CVE-2016-7880, CVE-2016-7881, CVE-2016-7890, CVE-2016-7892   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 14 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 23.0.0.207 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 create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A use-after-free memory error may occur [CVE-2016-7872, CVE-2016-7877, CVE-2016-7878, CVE-2016-7879, CVE-2016-7880, CVE-2016-7881, CVE-2016-7892].

A buffer overflow may occur [CVE-2016-7867, CVE-2016-7868, CVE-2016-7869, CVE-2016-7870].

A memory corruption error may occur [CVE-2016-7871, CVE-2016-7873, CVE-2016-7874, CVE-2016-7875, CVE-2016-7876].

A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system [CVE-2016-7890].

Anonymous, JieZeng of Tencent Zhanlu Lab (via the Chromium Vulnerability Rewards Program), Nicolas Joly of Microsoft Vulnerability Research, Paulos Yibelo, Saber (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), Tao Yan of Palo Alto Networks, WanderingGlitch - Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), Wen Guanxing from Pangu LAB (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), Yuki Chen of the 360 Vulcan Team, bo13oy of CloverSec Labs (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), kurusu nono (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), and willJ of Tencent PC Manager reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   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 bypass security controls on the target system.

Solution:   Red Hat has issued a fix.

The Red Hat advisory is available at:

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2947.html

Vendor URL:  rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2947.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)
Underlying OS Comments:  6

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Dec 13 2016 Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Bypass Security Restrictions and Execute Arbitrary Code



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [RHSA-2016:2947-01] Critical: flash-plugin security update

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2016:2947-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2947.html
Issue date:        2016-12-14
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-7867 CVE-2016-7868 CVE-2016-7869 
                   CVE-2016-7870 CVE-2016-7871 CVE-2016-7872 
                   CVE-2016-7873 CVE-2016-7874 CVE-2016-7875 
                   CVE-2016-7876 CVE-2016-7877 CVE-2016-7878 
                   CVE-2016-7879 CVE-2016-7880 CVE-2016-7881 
                   CVE-2016-7890 CVE-2016-7892 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

An update for flash-plugin is now available for 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. 6) - 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 24.0.0.186.

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-2016-7867, CVE-2016-7868, CVE-2016-7869,
CVE-2016-7870, CVE-2016-7871, CVE-2016-7872, CVE-2016-7873, CVE-2016-7874,
CVE-2016-7875, CVE-2016-7876, CVE-2016-7877, CVE-2016-7878, CVE-2016-7879,
CVE-2016-7880, CVE-2016-7881, CVE-2016-7890, CVE-2016-7892)

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/):

1404307 - flash-plugin: multiple code execution issues fixed in APSB16-39

6. Package List:

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

i386:
flash-plugin-24.0.0.186-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-24.0.0.186-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-24.0.0.186-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-24.0.0.186-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-24.0.0.186-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-24.0.0.186-1.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-2016-7867
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7868
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7869
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7870
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7871
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7872
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7873
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7874
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7875
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7876
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7877
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7878
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7879
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7880
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7881
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7890
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7892
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-39.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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