ESB-2018.1432 - [RedHat] flash-plugin: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote with user interaction 2018-05-10

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                               ESB-2018.1432
                   Critical flash-plugin security update
                                10 May 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           flash-plugin
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6
                   Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS/Desktop 6
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-4944  

Reference:         ESB-2018.1419

Original Bulletin: 
   https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1367

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: flash-plugin security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2018:1367-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1367
Issue date:        2018-05-09
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-4944 
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1. Summary:

An update for flash-plugin is now available for 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. 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

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 29.0.0.171.

Security Fix(es):

* flash-plugin: Arbitrary Code Execution vulnerability (APSB18-16)
(CVE-2018-4944)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in
the References section.

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/):

1576040 - CVE-2018-4944 flash-plugin: Arbitrary Code Execution vulnerability (APSB18-16)

6. Package List:

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

i386:
flash-plugin-29.0.0.171-1.el6_9.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-29.0.0.171-1.el6_9.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-29.0.0.171-1.el6_9.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-29.0.0.171-1.el6_9.i686.rpm

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

i386:
flash-plugin-29.0.0.171-1.el6_9.i686.rpm

x86_64:
flash-plugin-29.0.0.171-1.el6_9.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-2018-4944
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-16.html

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2018 Red Hat, Inc.
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