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V-069: BlackBerry Tablet OS Adobe Flash Player and Samba Multiple Vulnerabilities

January 15, 2013 - 4:00am

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PROBLEM:

BlackBerry Tablet OS Adobe Flash Player and Samba Multiple Vulnerabilities

PLATFORM:

BlackBerry Tablet Software versions 2.1.0.1032 and prior.

ABSTRACT:

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in BlackBerry Tablet OS

REFERENCE LINKS:

BlackBerry Knowledge Base Article ID: KB32019
BlackBerry Knowledge Base Article ID: KB32189
Secunia Advisory  SA51830
CVE-2012-1182
CVE-2012-1535
CVE-2012-2034
CVE-2012-2037
CVE-2012-4163
CVE-2012-4165
CVE-2012-4166
CVE-2012-4167

IMPACT ASSESSMENT:

High

DISCUSSION:

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in BlackBerry Tablet OS, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

1) Some errors exists due to a vulnerable bundled version of Adobe Flash Player.

2) An error exists due to an error in the Samba component.

IMPACT:

Vulnerabilities can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

SOLUTION:

Update to version 2.1.0.1088.

Your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet uses notifications to keep you informed about software updates. When a new software update notification comes in, it appears in the BlackBerry PlayBook status ribbon at the top of the screen.

Simply view your notifications and follow the steps to access the latest software update notification and complete the software update.

Manually Check for Software Updates
1.From the home screen, tap  to open Options.
2.Tap Software Updates.
3.Tap Check for Updates

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