Updated flash-player-plugin packages fix security vulnerabilityPublication date: 07 Feb 2018
Affected Mageia releases : 6
CVE: CVE-2018-4877 , CVE-2018-4878
Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.52 addresses critical use-after-free vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution (CVE-2018-4877, CVE-2018-4878). Successful exploitation could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe is aware of a report that an exploit for CVE-2018-4878 exists in the wild, and is being used in limited, targeted attacks against Windows users. These attacks leverage Office documents with embedded malicious Flash content distributed via email.