Bug 476172 - (CVE-2008-5499) CVE-2008-5499 flash-plugin: Linux-specific code execution flaw via crafted SWF file
CVE-2008-5499 flash-plugin: Linux-specific code execution flaw via crafted SW...
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
: Security
Depends On: 476173 476174 476175
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Reported: 2008-12-12 03:20 EST by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2018-02-12 11:52 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-12-19 14:31:40 EST
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Description Tomas Hoger 2008-12-12 03:20:35 EST
A security flaw was discovered in the Adobe Flash Player for Linux and that could allow attacker to run arbitrary code on the user's system when crafted SWF file was opened by a victim.
Comment 2 Mark J. Cox 2008-12-18 03:19:25 EST
Public, removing embargo:
Comment 4 Red Hat Product Security 2008-12-19 14:31:40 EST
This issue was addressed in:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras:
Comment 5 Tomas Hoger 2009-01-03 06:10:53 EST
Further technical details about this flaw in the Bas Alberts' blog post:

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