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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.63002
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:1047
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

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 10.0.15.3 for users of Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5 Supplementary, and 9.0.152.0 for users of Red Hat Enterprise 3 and
4 Extras.

Solution:
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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-1047.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-24.html
http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:
9.3

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-5499
BugTraq ID: 32896
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32896
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-23.xml
http://osvdb.org/50796
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1047.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021458
http://secunia.com/advisories/33221
http://secunia.com/advisories/33267
http://secunia.com/advisories/33294
http://secunia.com/advisories/34226
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:059 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-12/msg00006.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3449
XForce ISS Database: flashplayer-swf-code-execution-var1(47445)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47445
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