Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 266108 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1020856.1.
Solaris 10 Operating System
Date of Workaround Release
Date of Resolved Release
Multiple security vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player versions v184.108.40.206 and v10.0.22.87:
Multiple security vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player 220.127.116.11 and earlier 9.x versions and 10.0.22.87 and earlier 10.x versions may allow remote unprivileged users to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of a local user on the system or to cause Adobe Flash Player to crash which is a type of Denial of Service (DoS).
Also a clickjacking vulnerability in the Adobe Flash Player may allow a remote user to trick a user into selecting a link or completing a dialog.
In addition, a local sandbox vulnerability in the Adobe Flash Player may allow a remote user to obtain sensitive information via vectors involving saving a malicious SWF file to a hard drive.
These issues are also described in the following documents:
APSA09-03 at: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa09-03.html2. Contributing Factors
These issues can occur in the following releases:
Note 2: These issues can occur in Adobe Flash Player 18.104.22.168 and earlier 9.x versions and 10.0.22.87 and earlier 10.x versions.
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. For example, when using the Mozilla Browser, visit the following URL:
about:pluginsand search for the Flash Player in the list of plugins.
There are no predictable symptoms that would indicate the described issues have been exploited.
To avoid the described issues, the following workaround can be used:
For firefox 2.x and mozilla 1.7
Remove the Flash Player from the system.
For firefox 3.x
Disable Flash Player as follows:
Tools -> add-ons -> Plugins -> ShockWave Flash -> disable5. Resolution
These issues are addressed in the following releases:
For more information on Security Sun Alerts, see 1009886.1.
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31-Aug-2009: Updated Contributing Factors and Resolution sections. Resolved
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