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
Summary: CVE-2010-2172 flash-plugin: CVE-2010-0187 "possible player crash" affects als...
Alias: CVE-2010-2172
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability   
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Version: unspecified
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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URL: http://www.adobe.com/support/security...
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 602641 602642
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Reported: 2010-06-10 11:00 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2012-09-25 16:13 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-09-25 16:13:59 UTC
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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2010:0470 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: flash-plugin security update 2010-06-14 22:28:10 UTC

Description Jan Lieskovsky 2010-06-10 11:00:56 UTC
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 and Adobe AIR before 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 11:14:31 UTC
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 18:25:52 UTC
This was publicly noted in APSB10-14:



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 22:28:15 UTC
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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