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Security update for flash-player


(Last modified: 08DEC2006)

solutions Security update for flash-player SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e0b1939107e149b2e2c750dae6331938)

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-11340
Release: 20061208
Obsoletes: none


Install this update.



Problem description

This security update brings the Adobe Flash Player to version 7.0.69. It fixes the following security problem:
CVE-2006-5330: CRLF injection vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player allows remote attackers to modify HTTP headers of client requests and conduct HTTP Request Splitting attacks via CRLF sequences in arguments to the ActionScript functions (1) XML.addRequestHeader and (2) XML.contentType. NOTE: the flexibility of the attack varies depending on the type of web browser being used.


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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