Bug 71341 - Lots of security holes in flash plugin
Summary: Lots of security holes in flash plugin
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: netscape   
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Keywords: Security
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-08-12 14:58 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-20 18:32:56 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:026 low SHIPPED_LIVE : Updated Netscape packages are now available 2003-06-20 04:00:00 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:027 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: netscape security update 2003-07-09 04:00:00 UTC

Description Mark J. Cox 2002-08-12 14:58:45 UTC
Description of Problem:

A security hole in the widely used Macromedia Shockwave Flash file
format used with Web browsers can allow an attacker to execute code of
their choice on affected systems, according to a new security alert
released Friday by eEye Digital Security.


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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-08-12 20:46:40 UTC
I'd rather get a fixed-for-zlib netscape to go out with this...

Comment 2 Mark J. Cox 2002-08-13 07:29:29 UTC
Netscape have said that the zlib they use is old and not vulnerable to the
double free issue (the zlib in the plugins is vulnerable however)

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2003-06-20 18:32:56 UTC
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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