Bug 1389033 (CVE-2016-7855) - CVE-2016-7855 flash-plugin: use-after-free issue fixed in APSB16-36
Summary: CVE-2016-7855 flash-plugin: use-after-free issue fixed in APSB16-36
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2016-7855
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
urgent
urgent
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1389037 1389038 1389039
Blocks: 1389036
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-10-26 17:21 UTC by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:33 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: flash-plugin 11.2.202.643
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Last Closed: 2016-10-27 04:26:33 UTC


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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:2119 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: flash-plugin security update 2016-10-27 08:16:16 UTC

Description Tomas Hoger 2016-10-26 17:21:54 UTC
Adobe Security Bulletin APSB16-36 for Adobe Flash Player describes a flaw that can possibly lead to code execution when Flash Player is used to play a specially crafted SWF file.

Quoting from the APSB16-36:

These updates resolve a use-after-free vulnerability that could lead to code
execution (CVE-2016-7855).

External References:

https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-36.html

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2016-10-27 04:16:36 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary

Via RHSA-2016:2119 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2119.html


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