(RHSA-2018:0285) Critical: flash-plugin security update

2018-02-07T22:47:53
ID RHSA-2018:0285
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2018-06-07T18:21:50

Description

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

This update upgrades Flash Player to version 28.0.0.161.

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-2018-4877, CVE-2018-4878)