Adobe fixes zero-day vulnerability in Flash

Posted on Friday, Oct 16 2015 @ 18:13 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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Adobe has published a patch for the zero-day vulnerability that was discovered in Flash Player earlier this week. The patch arrives a couple of days earlier than expected, Flash Player users should update asap.
In today's release, we've updated Flash Player with important security updates.

Current Flash Player 19 users who have enrolled in the "Allow Adobe to install updates (recommended)" update mechanism will be automatically updated to the latest version of Flash Player over the next 24 hours.

Users who have selected "Notify me to install updates" will receive an update notification dialog within 7 days from today. Please note that Windows users will need to restart their system or log out and in to activate the update notification dialog.

Flash Player can always be downloaded and installed by simply visiting

Customers using Google Chrome or Windows 8.x Internet Explorer will receive the update through the Google and Microsoft update mechanisms.

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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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