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Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service.
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
[ 1 ] CVE-2009-3794
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3794 [ 2 ] CVE-2009-3796
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3796 [ 3 ] CVE-2009-3797
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3797 [ 4 ] CVE-2009-3798
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3798 [ 5 ] CVE-2009-3799
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3799 [ 6 ] CVE-2009-3800
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