(Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1033632|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1033632
CVE-2015-5567, CVE-2015-5568, CVE-2015-5570, CVE-2015-5571, CVE-2015-5572, CVE-2015-5573, CVE-2015-5574, CVE-2015-5575, CVE-2015-5576, CVE-2015-5577, CVE-2015-5578, CVE-2015-5579, CVE-2015-5580, CVE-2015-5581, CVE-2015-5582, CVE-2015-5584, CVE-2015-5587, CVE-2015-5588, CVE-2015-6676, CVE-2015-6677, CVE-2015-6678, CVE-2015-6679, CVE-2015-6682
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Date: Sep 22 2015
Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
Version(s): 18.104.22.168 and prior|
Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Adobe Flash Player. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.|
A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
A type confusion vulnerability error may occur [CVE-2015-5573].
A use-after-free memory error may occur [CVE-2015-5570, CVE-2015-5574, CVE-2015-5581, CVE-2015-5584, CVE-2015-6682].
A buffer overflow may occur [CVE-2015-6676, CVE-2015-6678].
A memory corruption error may occur [CVE-2015-5575, CVE-2015-5577, CVE-2015-5578, CVE-2015-5580, CVE-2015-5582, CVE-2015-5588, CVE-2015-6677].
A stack corruption error may occur [CVE-2015-5567, CVE-2015-5579].
A stack overflow may occur [CVE-2015-5587].
A remote user can bypass security restrictions to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system [CVE-2015-5572].
A remote user can bypass same-origin security policy to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system [CVE-2015-6679].
Some JSONP callback APIs are affected by input validation flaws [CVE-2015-5571). The impact was not specified.
A memory leak may occur [CVE-2015-5576]. The impact was not specified.
Vector length corruptions may occur [CVE-2015-5568]. The impact was not specified.
Ben Hayak, Jing Chen Liu of Alibaba Security Research Team , Malte Batram, Natalie Silvanovich of Google Project Zero, Chris Evans of Google Project Zero, Ben Hawkes of Google Project Zero, Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Project Zero, instruder of Alibaba Security Threat intelligence centers, Keen Team (via HP's Zero Day Initiative), bilou (via HP's Zero Day Initiative, James Forshaw of Google Project Zero, Kai Kang of Tencent's Xuanwu Lab, Alexey Rekish of AddReality, LMX of Qihoo 360, and Yuki Chen of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team (via Google's Chrome Rewards Program) reported these vulnerabilities.
A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.|
A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
Red Hat has issued a fix.|
The Red Hat advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1814.html (Links to External Site)
Access control error, Boundary error|
|Underlying OS: Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)|
|Underlying OS Comments: 5, 6|
This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.|
Source Message Contents
Subject: [RHSA-2015:1814-01] Critical: flash-plugin security update|
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2015:1814-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1814.html
Issue date: 2015-09-22
CVE Names: CVE-2015-5567 CVE-2015-5568 CVE-2015-5570
CVE-2015-5571 CVE-2015-5572 CVE-2015-5573
CVE-2015-5574 CVE-2015-5575 CVE-2015-5576
CVE-2015-5577 CVE-2015-5578 CVE-2015-5579
CVE-2015-5580 CVE-2015-5581 CVE-2015-5582
CVE-2015-5584 CVE-2015-5587 CVE-2015-5588
CVE-2015-6676 CVE-2015-6677 CVE-2015-6678
An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes multiple security issues
is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Critical security
impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give
detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the
CVE links in the References section.
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
The flash-plugin package contains a Mozilla Firefox compatible Adobe Flash
Player web browser plug-in.
This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These
vulnerabilities, detailed in the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB15-23 listed
in the References section, could allow an attacker to create a specially
crafted SWF file that would cause flash-plugin to crash, execute arbitrary
code, or disclose sensitive information when the victim loaded a page
containing the malicious SWF content. (CVE-2015-5567, CVE-2015-5568,
CVE-2015-5570, CVE-2015-5571, CVE-2015-5572, CVE-2015-5573, CVE-2015-5574,
CVE-2015-5575, CVE-2015-5576, CVE-2015-5577, CVE-2015-5578, CVE-2015-5579,
CVE-2015-5580, CVE-2015-5581, CVE-2015-5582, CVE-2015-5584, CVE-2015-5587,
CVE-2015-5588, CVE-2015-6676, CVE-2015-6677, CVE-2015-6678, CVE-2015-6679,
All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 22.214.171.1241.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
For details on how to apply this update, refer to:
5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1264992 - flash-plugin: multiple code execution issues fixed in APSB15-23
1265121 - flash-plugin: information leaks and hardening bypass fixed in APSB15-23
6. Package List:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6):
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