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linux-flashplugin -- remote code execution

Affected packages
linux-flashplugin < 9.0r283
linux-f10-flashplugin < 10.1r85
linux-f8-flashplugin < 10.1r85


VuXML ID 8a34d9e6-c662-11df-b2e1-001b2134ef46
Discovery 2010-09-14
Entry 2010-09-22

Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team reports:

A critical vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player for Android. This vulnerability also affects Adobe Reader 9.3.4 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX, and Adobe Acrobat 9.3.4 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh. This vulnerability (CVE-2010-2884) could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. There are reports that this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild against Adobe Flash Player on Windows. Adobe is not aware of any attacks exploiting this vulnerability against Adobe Reader or Acrobat to date.


CVE Name CVE-2010-2884