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[RHSA-2016:1865-01] Critical: flash-plugin security update



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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2016:1865-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1865.html
Issue date:        2016-09-14
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-4271 CVE-2016-4272 CVE-2016-4274 
                   CVE-2016-4275 CVE-2016-4276 CVE-2016-4277 
                   CVE-2016-4278 CVE-2016-4279 CVE-2016-4280 
                   CVE-2016-4281 CVE-2016-4282 CVE-2016-4283 
                   CVE-2016-4284 CVE-2016-4285 CVE-2016-4287 
                   CVE-2016-6921 CVE-2016-6922 CVE-2016-6923 
                   CVE-2016-6924 CVE-2016-6925 CVE-2016-6926 
                   CVE-2016-6927 CVE-2016-6929 CVE-2016-6930 
                   CVE-2016-6931 CVE-2016-6932 
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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 11.2.202.635.

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-2016-4271, CVE-2016-4272, CVE-2016-4274,
CVE-2016-4275, CVE-2016-4276, CVE-2016-4277, CVE-2016-4278, CVE-2016-4279,
CVE-2016-4280, CVE-2016-4281, CVE-2016-4282, CVE-2016-4283, CVE-2016-4284,
CVE-2016-4285, CVE-2016-4287, CVE-2016-6921, CVE-2016-6922, CVE-2016-6923,
CVE-2016-6924, CVE-2016-6925, CVE-2016-6926, CVE-2016-6927, CVE-2016-6929,
CVE-2016-6930, CVE-2016-6931, CVE-2016-6932)

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/):

1375725 - flash-plugin: multiple code execution issues fixed in APSB16-29

6. Package List:

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.635-1.el5_11.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.635-1.el5_11.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.635-1.el5_11.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.635-1.el5_11.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.635-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.635-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.635-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.635-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.635-1.el6_8.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.635-1.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-2016-4271
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4272
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4274
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4275
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4276
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4277
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4278
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4279
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4280
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4281
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4282
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4283
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4284
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4285
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4287
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6921
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6922
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6923
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6924
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6925
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6926
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6927
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6929
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6930
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6931
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6932
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-29.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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