Bug 1294580 - (CVE-2015-8459, CVE-2015-8460, CVE-2015-8634, CVE-2015-8635, CVE-2015-8636, CVE-2015-8638, CVE-2015-8639, CVE-2015-8640, CVE-2015-8641, CVE-2015-8642, CVE-2015-8643, CVE-2015-8644, CVE-2015-8645, CVE-2015-8646, CVE-2015-8647, CVE-2015-8648, CVE-2015-8649, CVE-2015-8650, CVE-2015-8651, CVE-2016-0959) flash-plugin: multiple code execution issues fixed in APSB16-01
flash-plugin: multiple code execution issues fixed in APSB16-01
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1294581 1294582 1294583
Blocks: 1294585
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Reported: 2015-12-29 00:04 EST by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2016-11-08 10:53 EST (History)
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2015-12-29 00:04:34 EST
Adobe Security Bulletin APSB16-01 for Adobe Flash Player describes multiple flaws that can possibly lead to code execution when Flash Player is used to play a specially crafted SWF file.

Quoting from the APSB16-01:

These updates resolve a type confusion vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2015-8644).

These updates resolve an integer overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2015-8651).

These updates resolve use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2015-8634, CVE-2015-8635, CVE-2015-8638, CVE-2015-8639, CVE-2015-8640, CVE-2015-8641, CVE-2015-8642, CVE-2015-8643, CVE-2015-8646, CVE-2015-8647, CVE-2015-8648, CVE-2015-8649, CVE-2015-8650).

These updates resolve memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2015-8459, CVE-2015-8460, CVE-2015-8636, CVE-2015-8645).

External References:

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-01.html
Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2015-12-29 06:53:56 EST
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Supplementary for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Supplementary for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2015:2697 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2697.html
Comment 3 Adam Mariš 2016-06-24 03:42:11 EDT
Update from 2016/06/23:

"June 23, 2016: Added reference for CVE-2016-0959, which was resolved in these updates but inadvertently omitted from the original version of the bulletin."

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