Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service.
|Package||www-plugins/adobe-flash on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 10.0.42.34|
|Unaffected versions||>= 10.0.42.34|
The Adobe Flash Player is a renderer for the SWF file format, which is commonly used to provide interactive websites.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player:
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted SWF file, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service via unknown vectors.
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-10.0.42.34"
January 03, 2010
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