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[RHBA-2000:096-01] flash plugin included in Powertools should not be used



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                   Red Hat, Inc. Bug Fix Advisory

Synopsis:          flash plugin included in Powertools should not be used
Advisory ID:       RHBA-2000:096-01
Issue date:        2000-10-27
Updated on:        2000-10-27
Product:           Red Hat Powertools
Keywords:          flash plugin netscape
Cross references:  N/A
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1. Topic:

The flash plugin included in Powertools 7 conclicts with the plugin

included in netscape-common-4.75-2 which is in Red Hat Linux 7.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Powertools 7.0 - i386


3. Problem description:

The flash plugin included in Powertools should not be installed and used

with netscape-common-4.75-2 which is included in Red Hat Linux 7. The

plugin conflicts with the flash plugin included in the netscape-common

package, causing the browser to freeze on some web pages which use

javascript and .swf files.

4. Solution:

If you have installed the flash plugin and have netscape-common-4.74-2

installed, please remove the flash package by doing:



	rpm -e flash

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):

19902 - flash package conflicts with newer netscape-common packages


6. RPMs required:

N/A


7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name
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N/A


These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security.  Our key
is available at:
    http://www.redhat.com/corp/contact.html

You can verify each package with the following command:
    rpm --checksig  <filename>

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or
tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
    rpm --checksig --nogpg <filename>

8. References:

Thanks to Stan Bubrouski for reporting this through Bugzilla.


Copyright(c) 2000 Red Hat, Inc.





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