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Bug 554220 (CVE-2015-5119) - <www-plugins/adobe-flash- use after free / "hackingteam" vuln (CVE-2015-5119)
Summary: <www-plugins/adobe-flash- use after free / "hackingteam" vuln (C...
Alias: CVE-2015-5119
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: A2 [glsa cleanup cve]
Depends on:
Blocks: CVE-2014-0578
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Reported: 2015-07-08 09:48 UTC by Hanno Böck
Modified: 2015-07-10 12:56 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Hanno Böck gentoo-dev 2015-07-08 09:48:30 UTC
Adobe has released an update for the flash plugin that will fix the bug that came to light in the hackingteam incident. According to the advisory affected are "Adobe Flash Player and earlier 11.x versions for Linux".

The Download page has the newer version for Linux systems. Please bump.
Comment 2 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-07-08 19:55:01 UTC
Arch teams, please test and mark stable:
Targeted stable KEYWORDS : amd64 x86
Comment 3 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-07-09 05:04:44 UTC
Stable for AMD64 x86.
Comment 4 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2015-07-10 08:25:13 UTC
CVE-2015-5119 (
  Use-after-free vulnerability in the ByteArray class in the ActionScript 3
  (AS3) implementation in Adobe Flash Player 13.x through and 14.x
  through on Windows and OS X and 11.x through on
  Linux allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of
  service (memory corruption) via crafted Flash content that overrides a
  ValueOf function, as exploited in the wild in July 2015.
Comment 5 Kristian Fiskerstrand (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-07-10 08:30:47 UTC
glsa request filed
Comment 6 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2015-07-10 12:56:55 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201507-13 at
by GLSA coordinator Kristian Fiskerstrand (K_F).