Gentoo Websites Logo
Go to: Gentoo Home Documentation Forums Lists Bugs Planet Store Wiki Get Gentoo!
Bug 570040 (CVE-2015-8651) - <www-plugins/adobe-flash- Multiple vulnerabilities (CVE-2015-{8459,8460,8634,8635,8636,8638,8639,8640,8641,8642,8643,8644,8645,8646,8647,8648,8649,8650,8651})
Summary: <www-plugins/adobe-flash- Multiple vulnerabilities (CVE-2015-{8...
Alias: CVE-2015-8651
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal major (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: A2 [glsa cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-12-28 22:21 UTC by Kristian Fiskerstrand (RETIRED)
Modified: 2016-01-26 20:21 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---


Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.
Description Kristian Fiskerstrand (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-12-28 22:21:18 UTC

Adobe Security Bulletins:

APSB16-01: Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player


APSB16-01: Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player

Originally posted: December 28, 2015

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

Adobe is aware of a report that an exploit for CVE-2015-8651 is being used in limited, targeted attacks, and recommends users update their product installations using the instructions provided in the Solution section of the security bulletin.  

Learn more:,30f1004b,3151ba72

Priority and Severity Ratings: 

Adobe categorizes these updates as priority 1, addressing critical vulnerabilities:,30f1004b,3151ba73

Adobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player for Linux update to Adobe Flash Player by visiting the Adobe Flash Player Download Center.
Comment 1 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-12-29 06:34:07 UTC
Arch teams, please test and mark stable:
Targeted stable KEYWORDS : amd64 x86
Comment 2 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-12-29 09:17:21 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 3 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-12-29 09:17:45 UTC
x86 stable.

Maintainer(s), please cleanup.
Security, please add it to the existing request, or file a new one.
Comment 4 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2015-12-31 00:48:25 UTC
Arches and Maintainer(s), Thank you for your work.
Comment 5 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2016-01-26 20:21:31 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201601-03 at
by GLSA coordinator Kristian Fiskerstrand (K_F).