(RHSA-2017:1731) Critical: flash-plugin security update

2017-07-12T12:24:58
ID RHSA-2017:1731
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2018-06-07T18:21:52

Description

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

This update upgrades Flash Player to version 26.0.0.137.

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-2017-3080, CVE-2017-3099, CVE-2017-3100)