Adobe patches critical Flash bug

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 29 2014 @ 11:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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Adobe issues a Flash Player update t fix a zero-day bug, you can find the full details at the company's website. Users are advised to update asap as exploits exist in the wild and are being used to attack Flash Player users on the Windows platform.
Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.182 and earlier versions for Windows, Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.201 and earlier versions for Macintosh and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.350 and earlier versions for Linux. These updates address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Adobe is aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2014-0515 exists in the wild, and is being used to target Flash Player users on the Windows platform. Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions.


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