Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1316809
flash-plugin: multiple code execution issues fixed in APSB16-08
Last modified: 2016-03-11 13:41:21 EST
Adobe Security Bulletin APSB16-08 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 APSB16-08:
These updates resolve integer overflow vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2016-0963, CVE-2016-0993, CVE-2016-1010).
These updates resolve use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2016-0987, CVE-2016-0988, CVE-2016-0990, CVE-2016-0991, CVE-2016-0994, CVE-2016-0995, CVE-2016-0996, CVE-2016-0997, CVE-2016-0998, CVE-2016-0999, CVE-2016-1000).
These updates resolve a heap overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2016-1001).
These updates resolve memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2016-0960, CVE-2016-0961, CVE-2016-0962, CVE-2016-0986, CVE-2016-0989, CVE-2016-0992, CVE-2016-1002, CVE-2016-1005).
Adobe Security Bulletin also notes:
Adobe is aware of a report that an exploit for CVE-2016-1010 is being used
in limited, targeted attacks.
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-2016:0438 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0438.html