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SUSE-SA:2006:015: flash-player Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the flash-player package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:015 (flash-player).
A critical security vulnerability has been identified in the Adobe
Macromedia Flash Player that allows a possible hacker who successfully
exploits these vulnerabilities to take control of the application
running the flash player.
A malicious SWF must be loaded in the Flash Player by the user for
a possible hacker to exploit these vulnerabilities.
This issue is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-0024.
Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2006_15_flashplayer.html
Threat Level: High
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