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(fountain of knowledge) Tue 26-Feb-13 22:43:47
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Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player


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Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player

Release date: February 26, 2013

Vulnerability identifier: APSB13-08

Priority: See table below

CVE number: CVE-2013-0504, CVE-2013-0643, CVE-2013-0648

Platform: All platforms

Summary

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.168 and earlier versions for Windows, Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.167 and earlier versions for Macintosh, and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.270 and earlier versions for Linux. These updates address vulnerabilities that could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

Adobe is aware of reports that CVE-2013-0643 and CVE-2013-0648 are being exploited in the wild in targeted attacks designed to trick the user into clicking a link which directs to a website serving malicious Flash (SWF) content. The exploit for CVE-2013-0643 and CVE-2013-0648 is designed to target the Firefox browser.

Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:
•Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.168 and earlier versions for Windows and Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.167 and earlier versions for Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.171.
•Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.270 and earlier versions for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.273.
•Adobe Flash Player installed with Google Chrome will automatically be updated to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.171 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux.
•Adobe Flash Player installed with Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8 will automatically be updated to the latest version of Internet Explorer 10, which will include Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.171 for Windows
https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/distribut...

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