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[RHSA-2010:0706-01] Critical: flash-plugin security update



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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2010:0706-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0706.html
Issue date:        2010-09-21
CVE Names:         CVE-2010-2884 
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1. Summary:

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes one security issue is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 Extras, and Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Desktop version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras - i386

3. Description:

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

This update fixes one vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. This
vulnerability is detailed on the Adobe security page APSB10-22, listed in
the References section. If a victim loaded a page containing
specially-crafted SWF content, it could cause flash-plugin to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-2884)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 10.1.85.3 for users of Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5 Supplementary, and version 9.0.283 for users of Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 3 and 4 Extras.

4. Solution:

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
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

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

633917 - CVE-2010-2884 Adobe Flash: crash or potential arbitrary code execution (APSB10-22)

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.283.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.283.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.283.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.283.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.283.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.283.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.283.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras:

i386:
flash-plugin-9.0.283.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client):

i386:
flash-plugin-10.1.85.3-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.1.85.3-1.el5.i386.rpm

RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server):

i386:
flash-plugin-10.1.85.3-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-10.1.85.3-1.el5.i386.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://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-2884.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-22.html

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2010 Red Hat, Inc.
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