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[GLSA-200603-20] Macromedia Flash Player: Arbitrary code execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Macromedia Flash Player: Arbitrary code execution

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200603-20
(Macromedia Flash Player: Arbitrary code execution)


The Macromedia Flash Player contains multiple unspecified
vulnerabilities.

Impact

A possible hacker serving a maliciously crafted SWF file could entice a
user to view the SWF file and execute arbitrary code on the user's
machine.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0024
http://www.macromedia.com/devnet/security/security_zone/apsb06-03.html


Solution:
All Macromedia Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-www/netscape-flash-7.0.63"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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