Adobe Flash Player unspecified information disclosure

flash-unspecified-information-disclosure (48904) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

An unspecified error in Adobe Flash Player binary when running on Linux could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information using unknown attack vectors.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Refer to APSB09-01 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Adobe Product Security Bulletin APSB09-01: Flash Player update available to address security vulnerabilities .
  • BID-33889: Adobe Flash Player Unspecified Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-0521: Untrusted search path vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player 9.x before 9.0.159.0 and 10.x before 10.0.22.87 on Linux allows local users to obtain sensitive information or gain privileges via a crafted library in a directory contained in the RPATH.
  • GLSA-200903-23: Adobe Flash Player: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • RHSA-2009-0332: Critical: flash-plugin security update
  • SA34012: Adobe Flash Player Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SUSE-SA:2009:011: Adobe Flash Player security update

Platforms Affected:

  • Adobe Flash Player 10.0.15.3
  • Gentoo Linux
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.3
  • Novell OpenSUSE 11.0
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP2
  • RedHat RHEL Desktop Supplementary 5 Client
  • RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5 Server
  • RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5.3.z EUS
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.0
  • Turbolinux Client 2008
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux FUJI
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux wizpy

Reported:

Feb 24, 2009

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