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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:1047

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:1047.

The flash-plugin package contains a Firefox-compatible Adobe Flash Player
Web browser plug-in.

A security flaw was found in the way Flash Player displayed certain SWF
(Shockwave Flash) content. This may have made it possible to execute
arbitrary code on a victim's machine, if the victim opened a malicious
Adobe Flash file. (CVE-2008-5499)

All users of Adobe Flash Player should install this updated package, which
upgrades Flash Player to version for users of Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5 Supplementary, and for users of Red Hat Enterprise 3 and
4 Extras.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-5499
BugTraq ID: 32896
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:059 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: flashplayer-swf-code-execution-var1(47445)
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