Adobe patches nine Flash Player vulnerabilities

Posted on Wednesday, Jan 14 2015 @ 14:42 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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As mentioned in our earlier bulletin, Adobe joins this month's edition of Microsoft's Patch Tuesday by rolling out a patch for a whopping nine vulnerabilities in the company's Flash Player software.

Four out of nine patches are considered critical so updating is a high priority if you want to avoid attacks. Six of the vulnerabilities could lead to remote code execution while another one could be exploited to capture keystrokes on the affected system. Another flaw could be exploited to leak memory addresses and there's also an update for a bug concerning improper file validation issues.

You can download the latest version of Flash over here if your browser doesn't automatically update itself.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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