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From: Thomas Deutschmann <whissi@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201705-12 ] Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Fri, 26 May 2017 06:33:00
Message-Id: 60610713-982a-9591-3804-91efb3e76e0e@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201705-12
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: May 26, 2017
     Bugs: #617968
       ID: 201705-12

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Synopsis
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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
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  1  www-plugins/adobe-flash    < 25.0.0.171            >= 25.0.0.171

Description
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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
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge -a --oneshot -v ">=www-plugins/adobe-flash-25.0.0.171 :22"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-3068
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3068
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-3069
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3069
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-3070
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3070
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-3071
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3071
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-3072
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3072
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-3073
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3073
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-3074
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3074

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

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201705-12

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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