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SUSE-SA:2006:077: 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:2006:077 (flash-player).
This security update brings the Adobe Flash Player to version 7.0.69.
The update fixes the following security problem:
CVE-2006-5330: CRLF injection vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player
allows remote attackers to modify HTTP headers of client requests
and conduct HTTP Request Splitting attacks via CRLF sequences in
arguments to the ActionScript functions (1) XML.addRequestHeader and
The flexibility of the attack varies depending on the type of web
browser being used.
Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_77_flashplayer.html
Threat Level: High
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