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CVE-2012-0779

May 15, 2012 7:39 PM

Tags: #solaris #cve-2012-0779

Regarding CVE-2012-0779,

 

I see that there are updates for just about every operating system other than Solaris to cover this vulnerability.

 

1.  Are Solaris 10 SPARC and x86 affected as well?

 

2.  If so, will there be a patch released and when?

 

Thank-you!

chesneyb

Sorry if I have posted this on one too many forums.

 
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    May 15, 2012 11:36 PM   in reply to chesneyb

    I do not know whether or not the Solaris 10 SPARC and x86 versions are affected or not.

     

    I suggest that you just download and install the latest version 11.2.202.235 for these systems from http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/distribution3.html

     
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    May 16, 2012 8:31 PM   in reply to chesneyb

    Sorry for my misinformation; http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/ states that 11.2.202.223 is the latest version for Solaris.

     

    Can you send a PM to Chris Campbell and point him to this topic?

     
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    May 18, 2012 3:55 PM   in reply to chesneyb

    I responded via PM, but for anyone else interested, I have confirmed that this security patch does not apply to Solaris.  There will not be a .235 solaris update.

     

    Thanks,

    Chris

     
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    Jun 12, 2012 7:05 AM   in reply to Chris Campbell

    Thank you for the information regarding the Solaris version.  The documentation for the latest update wasn't clear, leading us to wonder if our versions were vulnerable.  Hopefully, Adobe will continue to support Flash Player for Solaris.

     
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    Jun 13, 2012 7:33 AM   in reply to chesneyb

    Oracle tends to be somewhat behind when they release updates for Adobe Flash Player.  I do wish they would indicate the version being provided in the update, though....

     

    (Update)  apsb12-14 doesn't mention a thing about Solaris.  If only the other flavors could be as well written, they wouldn't be vulnerable to these new issues either, just like Solaris.....

     

    I laugh as I watch you update your systems, while I bask in invulnerability.

     

    Message was edited by: David Paige

     
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