CVE-2017-2991

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2017-02-14
Bugzilla:
1422237: CVE-2017-2982 CVE-2017-2984 CVE-2017-2985 CVE-2017-2986 CVE-2017-2987 CVE-2017-2988 CVE-2017-2990 CVE-2017-2991 CVE-2017-2992 CVE-2017-2993 CVE-2017-2995 CVE-2017-2996 flash-plugin: multiple code execution issues fixed in APSB17-04

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Adobe Flash Player versions 24.0.0.194 and earlier have an exploitable memory corruption vulnerability in the h264 codec (related to decompression). Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Find out more about CVE-2017-2991 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 8.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (flash-plugin) RHSA-2017:0275 2017-02-15

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 flash-plugin Will not fix

External References

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