These vulnerabilities could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. This update also resolves a universal cross-site scripting vulnerability that could be used to take actions on a user's behalf on any website or webmail provider, if the user visits a malicious website. There are reports that this vulnerability (CVE-2012-0767) is being exploited in the wild in active targeted attacks designed to trick the user into clicking on a malicious link delivered in an email message (Internet Explorer on Windows only).
To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:
- openSUSE 11.4:
zypper in -t patch flash-player-5812
To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".