Red Hat has released a security advisory and updated packages to address multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR.
Adobe Flash Player and AIR contain multiple vulnerabilities that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a targeted system.
This update resolves four vulnerabilities pertaining to integer overflow, use-after-free, heap buffer overflow, and memory corruption. Successful exploitation could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. To exploit these vulnerabilities, the attacker may provide a file 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 11.6.602.171 and prior
Adobe Flash Player for Linux versions 188.8.131.523 and prior
Adobe Flash Player for Android versions 184.108.40.206 and prior
Adobe AIR for Windows, Macintosh, and Android versions 220.127.116.117 and prior
Adobe has released a security bulletin at the following link: APSB13-09. Adobe has released updated software at the following links:
Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 users can be updated by upgrading to the latest Chrome or Internet Explorer browsers.
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.
Red Hat has released a security advisory at the following link: RHSA-2013:0643. 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, March 13, 2013, 6:42 AM: FreeBSD has released a VuXML document and updated ports collection to address the multiple Adobe Flash Player and AIR vulnerabilities.
Version 1, March 12, 2013, 12:38 PM: Adobe Flash Player and AIR contain multiple vulnerabilities that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a targeted system. Updates are available.
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