Public Date:
1053233: CVE-2014-0491 flash-plugin: security protection bypass (APSB14-02)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Adobe Flash Player before 11.7.700.260 and 11.8.x and 11.9.x before on Windows and Mac OS X and before on Linux, Adobe AIR before, Adobe AIR SDK before, and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before allow attackers to bypass unspecified protection mechanisms via unknown vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0491 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

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (flash-plugin) RHSA-2014:0028 2014-01-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (flash-plugin) RHSA-2014:0028 2014-01-15

External References