The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash Player web browser plug-in.
This update fixes two vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These vulnerabilities are detailed in the Adobe Security bulletin APSB13-08, listed in the References section. Specially-crafted SWF content could cause flash-plugin to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when a victim loads a page containing the malicious SWF content. (CVE-2013-0504, CVE-2013-0648)
This update also fixes a permissions issue with the Adobe Flash Player Firefox sandbox. (CVE-2013-0643)
All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which upgrades Flash Player to version 22.214.171.1243.