Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities

2012-09-05T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201209-01
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2012-09-05T00:00:00

Description

Background

The Adobe Flash Player is a renderer for the SWF file format, which is commonly used to provide interactive websites.

Description

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open specially crafted SWF content, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to obtain sensitive information.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-11.2.202.238"