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SUSE update for flash-player


Secunia ID

SA51609

CVE-ID

CVE-2012-5676, CVE-2012-5677, CVE-2012-5678

Release Date

17 Dec 2012

Last Change

24 Jan 2013

Criticality

Highly Critical

Solution Status

Vendor Patch

Where

From remote

Impact
System access

This covers vulnerabilities where malicious people are able to gain system access and execute arbitrary code with the privileges of a local user.

Description

SUSE has issued an update for flash-player. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

For more information:
SA51560

Solution

Apply updated packages via the zypper package manager.

Original Advisory

openSUSE-SU-2012:1643-1:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-12/msg00005.html

openSUSE-SU-2013:0139-1:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00030.html