Adobe has re-released a security bulletin and patches to address the multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player.
Adobe Flash Player contains vulnerabilities that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system.
This update corrects a buffer overflow vulnerability that could lead to arbitrary code execution or cause the affected software to terminate unexpectedly. The update also addresses a memory corruption vulnerability that is due to an error when handling exceptional conditions and could lead to arbitrary code execution on the system.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code or cause a DoS condition on the targeted system. To exploit these vulnerabilities, the attacker may provide a malicious file containing crafted Flash content to the user and persuade the user to open or execute the file by using misleading language or instructions.
The following products are vulnerable:
Adobe Flash Player for Windows and Macintosh versions 11.5.502.146 and prior
Adobe Flash Player for Linux versions 188.8.131.521 and prior
Adobe Flash Player for Android versions 184.108.40.206 and prior
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.
Adobe has re-released a security bulletin at the following link: APSB13-04
Adobe has released updated software at the following links:
Red Hat has released updated software for registered subscribers at the following link: Red Hat Network
Red Hat packages can be updated on Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions 5 and later using the yum tool.
Version 2, February 11, 2013, 6:27 AM: FreeBSD has released a VuXML document and updated ports collection to address multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player.
Version 1, February 8, 2013, 8:46 AM: Adobe Flash Player contains vulnerabilities that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service condition on a targeted system. Updates are available.
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