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linux-flashplugin -- arbitrary code execution vulnerability

Affected packages
linux-flashplugin < 7.0r63


VuXML ID 83421018-b3ef-11da-a32d-000c6ec775d9
Discovery 2006-03-14
Entry 2006-03-15

Adobe reports:

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Flash Player that could allow an attacker who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities to take control of the affected system. A malicious SWF must be loaded in Flash Player by the user for an attacker to exploit these vulnerabilities.

Flash Player 8 update (, and Flash Player 7 update ( address security vulnerabilities in previous versions of Flash Player, which could lead to the potential execution of arbitrary code. These vulnerabilities could be accessed through content delivered from a remote location via the users web browser, email client, or other applications that include or reference the Flash Player.


CVE Name CVE-2006-0024