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SuSE: New flash-player packages fix security vulnerabilities

This update resolves a universal cross-site scripting issue that could be used to take actions on a user’s behalf on any website or webmail provider if the user visits a malicious website, an AVM stack overflow issue that may allow for remote code execution, an AVM stack overflow issue that may lead to denial of service and code execution, a logic error issue which causes a browser crash and may lead to code execution, a Flash Player security control bypass which could allow information disclosure, and a streaming media logic error vulnerability which could lead to code execution. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  SUSE Security Update: Security update for flash-player
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2011:1063-1
Rating:             important
References:         #719400 
Cross-References:   CVE-2011-2426 CVE-2011-2427 CVE-2011-2428
                   CVE-2011-2429 CVE-2011-2430 CVE-2011-2444

Affected Products:
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4
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  An update that fixes 6 vulnerabilities is now available. It
  includes one version update.

Description:


  This update resolves

  *

  a universal cross-site scripting issue that could be
  used to take actions on a user's behalf on any website or
  webmail provider if the user visits a malicious website
  (CVE-2011-2444).

  Note: There are reports that this issue is being
  exploited in the wild in active targeted attacks designed
  to trick the user into clicking on a malicious link
  delivered in an email message.

  *

  an AVM stack overflow issue that may allow for remote
  code execution. (CVE-2011-2426).

  *

  an AVM stack overflow issue that may lead to denial
  of service and code execution. (CVE-2011-2427).

  *

  a logic error issue which causes a browser crash and
  may lead to code execution. (CVE-2011- 2428).

  *

  a Flash Player security control bypass which could
  allow information disclosure. (CVE-2011-2429).

  *

  a streaming media logic error vulnerability which
  could lead to code execution. (CVE-2011-2430).

  Security Issue references:

  * CVE-2011-2426
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-2426

  * CVE-2011-2427
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-2427

  * CVE-2011-2428
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-2428

  * CVE-2011-2429
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-2429

  * CVE-2011-2430
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-2430

  * CVE-2011-2444
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-2444



Patch Instructions:

  To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
  Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1:

     zypper in -t patch sledsp1-flash-player-5184

  To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (i586) [New Version: 10.3.183.10]:

     flash-player-10.3.183.10-0.2.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 (i586) [New Version: 10.3.183.10]:

     flash-player-10.3.183.10-0.5.1


References:

  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2426.html
  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2427.html
  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2428.html
  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2429.html
  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2430.html
  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2444.html
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/719400
  http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=9a5ead7b67f842c5fc560751187bbece
  http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=e356cf76b24484e7a3a2903c07144dcd
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