Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 71341
Lots of security holes in flash plugin
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:29:56 EDT
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.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
I'd rather get a fixed-for-zlib netscape to go out with this...
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)
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.