Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201407-02

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

www-plugins/adobe-flash on all architectures
Affected versions < 11.2.202.394
Unaffected versions >= 11.2.202.394

Background

The Adobe Flash Player is a renderer for the SWF file format, which is commonly used to provide interactive websites.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-11.2.202.394"
 

References

Release Date
July 09, 2014

Latest Revision
July 09, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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