[arch-security] [ASA-201510-12] flashplugin: arbitrary code execution
rgacogne at archlinux.org
Sun Oct 18 08:54:17 UTC 2015
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201510-12
Date : 2015-10-18
CVE-ID : CVE-2015-7645 CVE-2015-7647 CVE-2015-7648
Package : flashplugin
Type : arbitrary code execution
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package flashplugin before version 126.96.36.1990-1 is vulnerable to
arbitrary code execution.
Upgrade to 188.8.131.520-1.
# pacman -Syu "flashplugin>=184.108.40.2060-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 220.127.116.110.
Several critical type confusion vulnerabilities (CVE-2015-7645,
CVE-2015-7647, CVE-2015-7648) have been identified in Adobe Flash Player
18.104.22.1685 and earlier 11.x versions for Linux. Successful
exploitation could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to
take control of the affected system.
Adobe is aware of a report that an exploit for the CVE-2015-7645
vulnerability is being used in limited, targeted attacks.
A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code by supplying a crafted SWF
flash file on a website. These vulnerabilities are currently exploited
in the wild.
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