Bug 602627 - (CVE-2010-2172) CVE-2010-2172 flash-plugin: CVE-2010-0187 "possible player crash" affects also v9.x versions of Adobe Flash Player
CVE-2010-2172 flash-plugin: CVE-2010-0187 "possible player crash" affects als...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
http://www.adobe.com/support/security...
impact=low,source=redhat,reported=201...
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Depends On: 602641 602642
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Reported: 2010-06-10 07:00 EDT by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2012-09-25 12:13 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-09-25 12:13:59 EDT
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2010-06-10 07:00:56 EDT
Originally, the following CVE-2010-0187 security flaw has been reported
against Adobe Flash Player v10.x and earlier versions:

  [1] http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-06.html

CVE-2010-0187 got following description from MITRE:

"Adobe Flash Player before 10.0.45.2 and Adobe AIR before 1.5.3.9130 allow
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a
modified SWF file."

Public reproducers for the CVE-2010-0187 are available here:
  [2] http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/11182/
  [3] http://sebug.net/exploit/18967/

Further testing showed, this deficiency affects also v9.x based versions
of Adobe Flash Player. This new discovered flaw got CVE id of CVE-2010-2172.
Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-06-10 07:14:31 EDT
This issue affects the versions of the flash-plugin package, as shipped
with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.

This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Extras for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2010:0102 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0102.html
Comment 3 Vincent Danen 2010-06-11 14:25:52 EDT
This was publicly noted in APSB10-14:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-14.html

Specifically:

This update resolves a denial of service issue on some UNIX platforms (Flash Player 9 only) (CVE-2010-2172).
Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2010-06-14 18:28:15 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Extras for RHEL 3
  Extras for RHEL 4

Via RHSA-2010:0470 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0470.html

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