Bug 1541981 - (CVE-2018-4877, CVE-2018-4878) CVE-2018-4877 CVE-2018-4878 flash-plugin: use-after-free causing remote code execution (APSB18-03)
CVE-2018-4877 CVE-2018-4878 flash-plugin: use-after-free causing remote code ...
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: 1542017 1542018
Blocks: 1541982
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Reported: 2018-02-05 06:05 EST by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2018-02-07 13:30 EST (History)
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Description Andrej Nemec 2018-02-05 06:05:01 EST
Adobe Security Advisory APSA18-01 for Adobe Flash Player describes an use-after-free flaw that can possibly lead to code exeucution when Flash Player is used to play a specially crafted SWF file.

Quoting from the APSA18-01:

Use-after-free 	Remote Code Execution 	Critical 	CVE-2018-4878

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https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsa18-01.html
Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2018-02-05 07:07:17 EST
Fixed Flash Player version is not yet available.  Quoting from the Adobe Security Bulletin:

Adobe will address this vulnerability in a release planned for the week of February 5.
Comment 3 Tomas Hoger 2018-02-06 15:11:35 EST
Updated Flash Player version 28.0.0.161 was released today to correct this issue. The update is documented in the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB18-03, which describes one additional use-after-free flaw corrected in the same update:

Use After Free 	Remote Code Execution 	Critical 	CVE-2018-4877

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https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb18-03.html
Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2018-02-07 12:58:09 EST
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary

Via RHSA-2018:0285 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0285

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