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<title>Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>
Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified, the worst of which allow
arbitrary code execution on a user's system via a malicious Flash file.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">adobe-flash</product>
<announced>April 18, 2008</announced>
<revised>May 28, 2009: 02</revised>
<bug>204344</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="www-plugins/adobe-flash" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">9.0.124.0</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">9.0.124.0</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
The Adobe Flash Player is a renderer for the popular SWF file format,
which is commonly used to provide interactive websites, digital
experiences and mobile content.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Adobe Flash:
</p>
<ul>
<li>
Secunia Research and Zero Day Initiative reported a boundary error
related to DeclareFunction2 Actionscript tags in SWF files
(CVE-2007-6019).
</li>
<li>
The ISS X-Force and the Zero Day Initiative reported an unspecified
input validation error that might lead to a buffer overflow
(CVE-2007-0071).
</li>
<li>
Microsoft, UBsecure and JPCERT/CC reported that cross-domain policy
files are not checked before sending HTTP headers to another domain
(CVE-2008-1654) and that it does not sufficiently restrict the
interpretation and usage of cross-domain policy files (CVE-2007-6243).
</li>
<li>
The Stanford University and Ernst and Young's Advanced Security Center
reported that Flash does not pin DNS hostnames to a single IP
addresses, allowing for DNS rebinding attacks (CVE-2007-5275,
CVE-2008-1655).
</li>
<li>
The Google Security Team and Minded Security Multiple reported multiple
cross-site scripting vulnerabilities when passing input to Flash
functions (CVE-2007-6637).
</li>
</ul>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file
(usually in a web browser), possibly leading to the execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the Adobe Flash
Player. The attacker could also cause a user's machine to send HTTP
requests to other hosts, establish TCP sessions with arbitrary hosts,
bypass the security sandbox model, or conduct Cross-Site Scripting and
Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Adobe Flash Player users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=www-plugins/adobe-flash-9.0.124.0&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-0071">CVE-2007-0071</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5275">CVE-2007-5275</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6019">CVE-2007-6019</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6243">CVE-2007-6243</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6637">CVE-2007-6637</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1654">CVE-2008-1654</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1655">CVE-2008-1655</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 17 Apr 2008 10:39:32 +0000">
vorlon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 18 Apr 2008 01:16:42 +0000">
rbu
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 18 Apr 2008 01:18:41 +0000">
rbu
</metadata>
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