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Security update for flash-player

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solutions Security update for flash-player SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (8ca1dc42850524d1908ffbf18670eb2a)

Applies to

Package: flash-player
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-11214
Release: 20060914
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone having Flash Player installed should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Multiple input validation errors have been identified in Flash Player that could lead to the potential execution of arbitrary code. These vulnerabilities could be accessed through content delivered from a remote location via the user's web browser, email client, or other applications that include or reference the Flash Player. (CVE-2006-3311, CVE-2006-3587, CVE-2006-3588)
Additionally, a possible circumvention of the allowScriptAccess has been discovered. (CVE-2006-464)

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh flash-player.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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