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Security update for flash-player

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(Last modified: 09APR2008)


solutions Security update for flash-player SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (92503ab21dd7f9850a7611ed8fbb4d0c)

Applies to

Package: flash-player
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 5159
Release: 20080409
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using flash-player should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This flash player update to version 9.0.124.0 fixes several security
problems. In the worst case an attacker could potentially have flash-player
execute arbitrary code via specially crafted files. (CVE-2007-5275,
CVE-2007-6243, CVE-2007-6637, CVE-2007-6019, CVE-2007-0071, CVE-2008-1655,
CVE-2008-1654)

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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