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[GLSA-200610-02] Adobe Flash Player: Arbitrary code execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Adobe Flash Player: Arbitrary code execution

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200610-02
(Adobe Flash Player: Arbitrary code execution)


The Adobe Flash Player contains multiple unspecified vulnerabilities.

Impact

A possible hacker could entice a user to view a malicious Flash file and
execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the player.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb06-11.html
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3311
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3587
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3588


Solution:
All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-www/netscape-flash-7.0.68"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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