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<glsa id="200603-20">
<title>Macromedia Flash Player: Arbitrary code execution</title>
Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified that allows arbitrary code execution on
a user's system via the handling of malicious SWF files.
<product type="ebuild">Flash</product>
<announced>March 21, 2006</announced>
<revised>May 28, 2009: 02</revised>
<package name="www-plugins/adobe-flash" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">7.0.63</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">7.0.63</vulnerable>
The Macromedia Flash Player is a renderer for the popular SWF
filetype which is commonly used to provide interactive websites,
digital experiences and mobile content.
The Macromedia Flash Player contains multiple unspecified
<impact type="normal">
An attacker serving a maliciously crafted SWF file could entice a
user to view the SWF file and execute arbitrary code on the user's
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Macromedia Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=www-plugins/adobe-flash-7.0.63&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2006-0024</uri>
<uri link="">Macromedia Announcement</uri>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 21 Mar 2006 19:42:52 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 21 Mar 2006 19:43:49 +0000">