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computer vulnerability CVE-2006-0024

Flash Player: code execution

Synthesis of the vulnerability

Several vulnerabilities of Macromedia Flash Player permit a remote attacker to execute code on user's computer.
Severity of this alert: 3/4.
Creation date: 15/03/2006.
Références of this alert: 913433, 916208, APSB06-03, BID-17106, CERTA-2006-AVI-114, CVE-2006-0024, MS06-020, RHSA-2006:026, RHSA-2006:0268-01, SUSE-SA:2006:015, SUSE-SR:2006:006, TLSA-2006-7, VIGILANCE-VUL-5687, VU#945060.
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Description of the vulnerability

The Macromedia Flash Player plug-in adds dynamic features to web documents.

Adobe announced several vulnerabilities in Macromedia Flash Player. Their technical details are unknown.

These vulnerabilities permit a remote attacker to run code on user's computer.
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This weakness bulletin impacts software or systems such as Flash Player, IE, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows XP, Firefox, Mozilla Suite, NLD, openSUSE, RHEL, TurboLinux.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability announce.

Solutions for this threat

Flash Player: versions and
Versions and are corrected:

Windows: solution for Flash Player.
Microsoft's announce indicates procedure du follow.
The VIGILANCE-SOL-9863 solution also corrects these vulnerabilities. The VIGILANCE-SOL-9178 solution is older.

RHEL: new flash-plugin packages.
New packages are available:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 Extras: flash-plugin-7.0.63-1.EL3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras: flash-plugin-7.0.63-1.EL4

SUSE: new flash-player packages.
New packages are available:
   SUSE LINUX 10.0:
   SUSE LINUX 9.3:
   SUSE LINUX 9.2:
   SUSE LINUX 9.1:

SUSE: new ImageMagick, zoo packages.
New packages are available through YaST or FTP.

Turbolinux: new flash-player packages.
New packages are available:
      1001298 a08c2b01e18967b8949e85f1577fea4d
      1021055 ef3d36fe1978c601cae7e0960a03b6b0
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