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flash -- remote code execution

Affected packages
linux-c6-flashplugin < 11.2r202.643
linux-c7-flashplugin < 11.2r202.643
linux-f10-flashplugin < 11.2r202.643


VuXML ID de6d01d5-9c44-11e6-ba67-0011d823eebd
Discovery 2016-10-26
Entry 2016-10-27

Adobe reports:

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS. These updates address a critical vulnerability that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Adobe is aware of a report that an exploit for CVE-2016-7855 exists in the wild, and is being used in limited, targeted attacks against users running Windows versions 7, 8.1 and 10.


CVE Name CVE-2016-7855