Saturday, April 16, 2011

Adobe flash player security update

Adobe has released an update for Adobe Flash Player that fixes a critical security issue in the application that had been discovered earlier this month.

The vulnerability, according to Adobe’s information could be exploited to cause a crash on the user system that could allow the attacker to take control of the operating system.
Reports that the vulnerability is actively exploited by embedding specifically prepared Flash files in Word and Excel documents have been confirmed by Adobe.

The easiest way to find out if your Flash Player is up to date is to visit the About Flash page over at Adobe. The currently installed version and the latest version are displayed on that page.

Downloads are provided at the Flash Player Download page or by manually downloading the Flash Player updates from the Flash Player Support Center.

 Flash Player versions affected by the vulnerability are the following:
Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris operating systems
Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Chrome users
Adobe Flash Player and earlier for Android
Adobe AIR 2.6.19120 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and Linux

3 commentaires:

Mike Yurchenko said...

that is very good. without it opera is unstable

KungPao said...

Love Adobe's development team. I'm also excited about CS 5.5!
Very good article! Followed!

J.R. said...

They always seem to be updating

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