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(fountain of knowledge) Mon 05-Mar-12 22:52:38
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Security update available for Adobe Flash Player


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Security update available for Adobe Flash Player
Release date: March 5, 2012
Vulnerability identifier: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb... (-APSB12-05-)

These priority 2 updates address critical vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player 11.1.102.62 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.6 and earlier versions for Android 4.x, and Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.6 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x. These vulnerabilities could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Adobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player 11.1.102.62 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris update to Adobe Flash Player 11.1.102.63. Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.6 and earlier versions on Android 4.x devices should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.7. Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.6 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and earlier versions should update to Flash Player 11.1.111.7.

Affected software versions
• Adobe Flash Player 11.1.102.62 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris operating systems
• Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.6 and earlier versions for Android 4.x
• Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.6 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x

Solution
Adobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player 11.1.102.62 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris update to the newest version 11.1.102.63 by downloading it from the http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ (Adobe Flash Player Download Center).

For users who cannot update to Flash Player 11.1.102.63, Adobe has developed a patched version of Flash Player 10.x, Flash Player 10.3.183.16, which can be downloaded http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/142/tn_14266.html (here).

Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.6 and earlier versions on Android 4.x devices should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.7 by browsing to the https://market.android.com/details?id=com.adobe.flas... (Android Marketplace) on an Android device. Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.6 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and earlier versions should update to Flash Player 11.1.111.7 by browsing to the Android Marketplace on an Android device.

•This update resolves a memory corruption vulnerability in Matrix3D that could lead to code executionn (CVE-2012-0768).

•This update resolves integer errors that could lead to information disclosure (CVE-2012-0769).
See the http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb... (full Security Bulletin) at Adobe.

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