Adobe Releases Flash Security Update to Patch Exploited Vulnerability
Following its release of a security update for Acrobat and Reader, Adobe has released another one, this time to address 23 reported vulnerabilities in Flash. In its advisory (APSB16-08), Adobe notes that this patch addresses critical vulnerabilities that could allow an attack to gain control of an affected system. They further note that one of the vulnerabilities (CVE-2016-1010) “is being used in limited, targeted attacks.”
Users of Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime are advised to update to the latest version (184.108.40.206 for Windows and Mac; 220.127.116.117 for Linux). They may use this link to check if their software version. Meanwhile, Flash Player installed in Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Edge, will be updated automatically.
We will update this entry should any additional information be made available.
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