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From: Thomas Deutschmann <whissi@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201707-15 ] Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:19:50
Message-Id: e2a90477-632a-4ec6-ea37-23b28531c521@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201707-15
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: July 21, 2017
     Bugs: #621680, #624620
       ID: 201707-15

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash Player, the
worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Background
==========

The Adobe Flash Player is a renderer for the SWF file format, which is
commonly used to provide interactive websites.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  www-plugins/adobe-flash    < 26.0.0.137            >= 26.0.0.137

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash Player.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or bypass security restrictions.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Adobe Flash users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-26.0.0.137"

References
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[  1 ] CVE-2017-3075
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3075
[  2 ] CVE-2017-3076
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3076
[  3 ] CVE-2017-3077
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3077
[  4 ] CVE-2017-3078
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3078
[  5 ] CVE-2017-3079
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3079
[  6 ] CVE-2017-3080
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3080
[  7 ] CVE-2017-3081
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3081
[  8 ] CVE-2017-3082
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3082
[  9 ] CVE-2017-3083
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3083
[ 10 ] CVE-2017-3084
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3084
[ 11 ] CVE-2017-3099
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3099
[ 12 ] CVE-2017-3100
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3100

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201707-15

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2017 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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