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SuSE: New flash-player packages fix remote exploit

A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.23. This memory corruption vulnerability could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. There are reports that this vulnerability is being exploited in the wild in targeted attacks via malicious Web pages. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  openSUSE Security Update: flash-player: Update to  10.3.181.26
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Announcement ID:    openSUSE-SU-2011:0637-1
Rating:             critical
References:         #699942 
Cross-References:   CVE-2011-2110
Affected Products:
                   openSUSE 11.4
                   openSUSE 11.3
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  An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available. It
  includes one version update.

Description:

  A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Flash
  Player 10.3.181.23 and earlier versions for Windows,
  Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player
  10.3.185.23 and earlier versions for Android. This memory
  corruption vulnerability (CVE-2011-2110) could cause a
  crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of
  the affected system. There are reports that this
  vulnerability is being exploited in the wild in targeted
  attacks via malicious Web pages.


Patch Instructions:

  To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
  Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  - openSUSE 11.4:

     zypper in -t patch flash-player-4716

  - openSUSE 11.3:

     zypper in -t patch flash-player-4716

  To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

  - openSUSE 11.4 (i586) [New Version: 10.3.181.26]:

     flash-player-10.3.181.26-0.2.1

  - openSUSE 11.3 (i586) [New Version: 10.3.181.26]:

     flash-player-10.3.181.26-0.2.1


References:

  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2110.html
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/699942
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