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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Adobe Flash Player Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
(Red Hat Issues Fix) Adobe Flash Player Type Confusion Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035511
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035511
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1019   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 8 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 21.0.0.197 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was 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.

This vulnerability is being actively exploited against all versions of Windows systems running Flash Player version 20.0.0.306 and prior versions.

Kafeine of EmergingThreats/Proofpoint, Genwei Jiang of FireEye, and Clement Lecigne of Google reported this vulnerability.

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-2016-0610.html

Vendor URL:  rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0610.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control 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.
Apr 6 2016 Adobe Flash Player Type Confusion Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [RHSA-2016:0610-01] Critical: flash-plugin security update

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2016:0610-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0610.html
Issue date:        2016-04-08
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-1006 CVE-2016-1011 CVE-2016-1012 
                   CVE-2016-1013 CVE-2016-1014 CVE-2016-1015 
                   CVE-2016-1016 CVE-2016-1017 CVE-2016-1018 
                   CVE-2016-1019 CVE-2016-1020 CVE-2016-1021 
                   CVE-2016-1022 CVE-2016-1023 CVE-2016-1024 
                   CVE-2016-1025 CVE-2016-1026 CVE-2016-1027 
                   CVE-2016-1028 CVE-2016-1029 CVE-2016-1030 
                   CVE-2016-1031 CVE-2016-1032 CVE-2016-1033 
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1. Summary:

An update for flash-plugin is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Supplementary and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
the CVE link(s) 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 upgrades Flash Player to version 11.2.202.616.

Security Fix(es):

* This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player. These
vulnerabilities, detailed in the Adobe Security Bulletin 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-2016-1006, CVE-2016-1011, CVE-2016-1012,
CVE-2016-1013, CVE-2016-1014, CVE-2016-1015, CVE-2016-1016, CVE-2016-1017,
CVE-2016-1018, CVE-2016-1019, CVE-2016-1020, CVE-2016-1021, CVE-2016-1022,
CVE-2016-1023, CVE-2016-1024, CVE-2016-1025, CVE-2016-1026, CVE-2016-1027,
CVE-2016-1028, CVE-2016-1029, CVE-2016-1030, CVE-2016-1031, CVE-2016-1032,
CVE-2016-1033)

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

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

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

1324353 - flash-plugin: multiple code execution issues fixed in APSB16-10

6. Package List:

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.616-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.616-1.el5.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.616-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.616-1.el5.i386.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.616-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.616-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.616-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.616-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.616-1.el6_7.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.616-1.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-2016-1006
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1011
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1012
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1013
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1014
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1015
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1016
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1017
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1018
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1019
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1020
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1021
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1022
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1023
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1024
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1025
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1026
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1027
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1028
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1029
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1030
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1031
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1032
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1033
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-10.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsa16-01.html

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2016 Red Hat, Inc.
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