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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
(Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Multiple Flaws Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034545
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1034545
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-8459, CVE-2015-8460, CVE-2015-8634, CVE-2015-8635, CVE-2015-8636, CVE-2015-8638, CVE-2015-8639, CVE-2015-8640, CVE-2015-8641, CVE-2015-8642, CVE-2015-8643, CVE-2015-8644, CVE-2015-8645, CVE-2015-8646, CVE-2015-8647, CVE-2015-8648, CVE-2015-8649, CVE-2015-8650, CVE-2015-8651   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 29 2015
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 20.0.0.235 and prior
Description:   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 create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A type confusion error may occur [CVE-2015-8644].

An integer overflow may occur [CVE-2015-8651]. This vulnerability is being actively exploited.

Some use-after-free memory errors may occur [CVE-2015-8634, CVE-2015-8635, CVE-2015-8638, CVE-2015-8639, CVE-2015-8640, CVE-2015-8641, CVE-2015-8642, CVE-2015-8643, CVE-2015-8646, CVE-2015-8647, CVE-2015-8648, CVE-2015-8649, CVE-2015-8650].

Some memory corruption errors may occur [CVE-2015-8459, CVE-2015-8460, CVE-2015-8636, CVE-2015-8645].

Kai Wang and Hunter Gao of Huawei's IT Infrastructure & Security Dept, BPIT&QM, Anonymous (via HP's Zero Day Initiative), Yuki Chen of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team, Jie Zeng of Qihoo 360, Ben Hawkes of Google Project Zero, Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Project Zero, Natalie Silvanovich of Google Project Zero, Kai Kang of Tencent's Xuanwu LAB, Jaehun Jeong (@n3sk) of WINS, WSEC Analysis Team (via the Chromium Vulnerability Reward Program) reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Red Hat has issued a fix.

The Red Hat advisory is available at:

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2697.html

Vendor URL:  rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2697.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)
Underlying OS Comments:  5, 6

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Dec 29 2015 Adobe Flash Player Multiple Flaws Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [RHSA-2015:2697-01] Critical: flash-plugin security update

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2015:2697-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2697.html
Issue date:        2015-12-29
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-8459 CVE-2015-8460 CVE-2015-8634 
                   CVE-2015-8635 CVE-2015-8636 CVE-2015-8638 
                   CVE-2015-8639 CVE-2015-8640 CVE-2015-8641 
                   CVE-2015-8642 CVE-2015-8643 CVE-2015-8644 
                   CVE-2015-8645 CVE-2015-8646 CVE-2015-8647 
                   CVE-2015-8648 CVE-2015-8649 CVE-2015-8650 
                   CVE-2015-8651 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

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

3. Description:

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 APSB16-01
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-2015-8459, CVE-2015-8460, CVE-2015-8634, CVE-2015-8635, 
CVE-2015-8636, CVE-2015-8638, CVE-2015-8639, CVE-2015-8640, 
CVE-2015-8641, CVE-2015-8642, CVE-2015-8643, CVE-2015-8644, 
CVE-2015-8645, CVE-2015-8646, CVE-2015-8647, CVE-2015-8648, 
CVE-2015-8649, CVE-2015-8650, CVE-2015-8651)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, 
which upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.559.

4. Solution:

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:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1294580 - flash-plugin: multiple code execution issues fixed in APSB16-01

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 5):

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.559-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.559-1.el5.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5):

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.559-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.559-1.el5.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.559-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.559-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.559-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.559-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.559-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.559-1.el6_7.i686.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://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8459
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8460
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8634
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8635
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8636
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8638
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8639
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8640
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8641
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8642
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8643
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8644
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8645
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8646
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8647
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8648
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8649
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8650
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8651
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.html

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2015 Red Hat, Inc.
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