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CVE Database

CVE-2009-0521

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2009-02-24
Bugzilla: 487144: CVE-2009-0521 flash-plugin: Linux-specific information disclosure (privilege escalation)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player 9.x before 9.0.159.0 and 10.x before 10.0.22.87 on Linux allows local users to obtain sensitive information or gain privileges via a crafted library in a directory contained in the RPATH.

Find out more about CVE-2009-0521 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.4
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (flash-plugin) RHSA-2009:0332 February 25, 2009

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