Multiple input validation errors have been identified that allow arbitrary code execution on a user's system via the handling of malicious Flash files.
|Package||www-plugins/adobe-flash on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 7.0.68|
|Unaffected versions||>= 7.0.68|
The Adobe Flash Player is a renderer for Flash files - commonly used to provide interactive websites, digital experiences and mobile content.
The Adobe Flash Player contains multiple unspecified vulnerabilities.
An attacker could entice a user to view a malicious Flash file and execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the player.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-7.0.68"
October 04, 2006
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