Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 248586 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1019904.1.
Solaris 10 Operating System
Date of Resolved Release
Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in the Flash Player plugin for Solaris:
Multiple security vulnerabilities in the Flash Player plugin distributed with Solaris may allow a remote unprivileged user the ability to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of a local user on the system while loading a malicious SWF file with the affected plugin. In addition, the Flash Player plugin may allow a remote user to bypass the Security Sandbox Model, modify the clipboard with a URL, allow cross-site scripting attacks, inject arbitrary web script or HTML, obtain sensitive data, conduct DNS rebinding and hijack the camera or microphone while loading a malicious SWF file with the affected plugin.
Additional information regarding these issues are available at:
These issues can occur in the following releases:
Note 2: Solaris 8 and Solaris 9 are not affected by these issues.
Note 3: OpenSolaris distributions may include additional bug fixes above and beyond the build from which it was derived. To determine the base build of OpenSolaris, the following command can be used:
$ uname -vThe Flash Player shipped with Solaris is a Web Browser plugin, meaning that the Web Browser should be used to determine the version of the Flash Player in use:
about:pluginsSearch for the Flash Player in the list of plugins.
There are no predictable symptoms that would indicate the described issues have been exploited.
There is no workaround for these issues. Please see the Resolution section below.
These issues are addressed in the following releases:
For more information on Security Sun Alerts, see 1009886.1.
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