(Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Type Confusion Errors Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1033852|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1033852
CVE-2015-7645, CVE-2015-7647, CVE-2015-7648
(Links to External Site)
Date: Oct 16 2015
Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
Version(s): 188.8.131.52 and prior|
Several 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 create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a type confusion error and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
One of these vulnerabilities is being actively exploited [CVE-2015-7645].
Natalie Silvanovich of Google Project Zero and Peter Pi of Trend Micro 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.|
Red Hat has issued a fix.|
The Red Hat advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1913.html (Links to External Site)
Access control error|
|Underlying OS: Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)|
|Underlying OS Comments: 6|
This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.|
Source Message Contents
Subject: [RHSA-2015:1913-01] Critical: flash-plugin security update|
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2015:1913-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1913.html
Issue date: 2015-10-16
CVE Names: CVE-2015-7645 CVE-2015-7647 CVE-2015-7648
An updated Adobe Flash Player package that fixes three security issues is
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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. 6) - 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 three vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These
vulnerabilities, detailed in the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB15-27 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-2015-7645, CVE-2015-7647,
All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version 184.108.40.2060.
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/):
1271966 - CVE-2015-7645 CVE-2015-7647 CVE-2015-7648 flash-plugin: multiple code execution issue fixed in APSB15-27
6. Package List:
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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Copyright 2015 Red Hat, Inc.
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