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[RHSA-2007:1126-01] Critical: flash-plugin security update

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Date: Tue Dec 18 2007 - 23:55:53 GMT
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Synopsis: Critical: flash-plugin security update Advisory ID: RHSA-2007:1126-01 Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-1126.html Issue date: 2007-12-18 Updated on: 2007-12-18 Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras CVE Names: CVE-2007-5275 CVE-2007-4324 CVE-2007-4768 CVE-2007-6242 CVE-2007-6244 CVE-2007-6245 CVE-2007-6246 - ---------------------------------------------------------------------
  1. Summary:

An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes a security issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras, 4 Extras, and 5 Supplementary.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras - i386 Red Hat Desktop version 3 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 Extras - i386 Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 Extras - i386 Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4.5.z Extras - i386 Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras - i386 Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4.5.z Extras - i386 Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras - i386 Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras - i386 RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64 RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server) - i386, x86_64

3. Problem description:

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

Several input validation flaws were found in the way Flash Player displays certain content. It may be possible to execute arbitrary code on a victim's machine, if the victim opens a malicious Adobe Flash file.
(CVE-2007-4768, CVE-2007-6242, CVE-2007-6246)
A flaw was found in the way Flash Player handled the asfunction: protocol. Malformed SWF files could perform a cross-site scripting attack.
(CVE-2007-6244)
A flaw was found in the way Flash Player modified HTTP request headers. Malicious content could allow Flash Player to conduct a HTTP response splitting attack. (CVE-2007-6245)

A flaw was found in the way Flash Player processes certain SWF content. A malicious SWF file could allow a remote attacker to conduct a port scanning attack from the client's machine. (CVE-2007-4324)

A flaw was found in the way Flash Player establishes TCP sessions. A remote attacker could use Flash Player to conduct a DNS rebinding attack.
(CVE-2007-5275)
Users of Adobe Flash Player are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains version 9.0.115.0 and resolves these issues.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/): 252292 - CVE-2007-4324 Flash movie can determine whether a TCP port is open 367501 - CVE-2007-5275 Flash plugin DNS rebinding 392911 - CVE-2007-4768: pcre before 7.3 incorrect unicode in char class optimization 412161 - CVE-2007-6242 414501 - CVE-2007-6244 414511 - CVE-2007-6245 414521 - CVE-2007-6246

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras:

i386:
909f18bf7e3ba2bd77c486471ed0a649 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3 Extras:

i386:
909f18bf7e3ba2bd77c486471ed0a649 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 Extras:

i386:
909f18bf7e3ba2bd77c486471ed0a649 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 Extras:

i386:
909f18bf7e3ba2bd77c486471ed0a649 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el3.with.oss.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4.5.z Extras:

i386:
f0824c43f26d5b33731a54734d1334f7 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras:

i386:
f0824c43f26d5b33731a54734d1334f7 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras:

i386:
f0824c43f26d5b33731a54734d1334f7 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4.5.z Extras:

i386:
f0824c43f26d5b33731a54734d1334f7 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras:

i386:
f0824c43f26d5b33731a54734d1334f7 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras:

i386:
f0824c43f26d5b33731a54734d1334f7 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el4.i386.rpm

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client):

i386:
3263ab995eabfca2783ec2013e9ff901 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
3263ab995eabfca2783ec2013e9ff901 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el5.i386.rpm

RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server):

i386:
3263ab995eabfca2783ec2013e9ff901 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
3263ab995eabfca2783ec2013e9ff901 flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-1.el5.i386.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5275 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4324 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4768 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6242 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6244 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6245 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6246 http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-20.html http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2007 Red Hat, Inc.
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