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CVE-2012-5279

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2012-11-06
Bugzilla:
873818: flash-plugin: multiple code-execution flaws (APSB12-24)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Adobe Flash Player before 10.3.183.43 and 11.x before 11.5.502.110 on Windows and Mac OS X, before 10.3.183.43 and 11.x before 11.2.202.251 on Linux, before 11.1.111.24 on Android 2.x and 3.x, and before 11.1.115.27 on Android 4.x; Adobe AIR before 3.5.0.600; and Adobe AIR SDK before 3.5.0.600 allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5279 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
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 Supplementary 5 (flash-plugin) RHSA-2012:1431 2012-11-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (flash-plugin) RHSA-2012:1431 2012-11-07

External References