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Security update for flash-player

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(Last modified: 20MAR2006)


solutions Security update for flash-player SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d000a328085994512d2a98ef9e006471)

Applies to

Package: flash-player
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10918
Release: 20060320
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this security update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Critical security vulnerabilities have been identified in Flash Player that
could allow an attacker who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities to
take control of the affected system. A malicious SWF must be loaded in Flash
Player by the user for an attacker to exploit these vulnerabilities.
(CVE-2006-0024)

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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