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(fountain of knowledge) Tue 14-Jan-14 23:55:12
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Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player


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Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player



Release date: January 14, 2014

Vulnerability identifier: APSB14-02

Priority: See table below

CVE number: CVE-2014-0491, CVE-2014-0492

Platform: All Platforms



Summary



Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.170 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.332 and earlier versions for Linux. These updates address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:
•Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.170 and earlier versions for Windows Internet Explorer should update to Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.38.
•Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.170 and earlier versions for NPAPI plugin-based browsers on Windows should update to Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.43
•Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.170 and earlier versions for Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.38.
•Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.332 and earlier versions for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.335.
•Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.170 installed with Google Chrome will automatically be updated to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.41 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux.
•Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.170 installed with Internet Explorer 10 will automatically be updated to the latest Internet Explorer 10 version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.38 for Windows 8.0.
•Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.170 installed with Internet Explorer 11 will automatically be updated to the latest Internet Explorer 11 version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.38 for Windows 8.1.
•Users of Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1380 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe AIR 4.0.0.1390.
•Users of Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1380 and earlier versions for Android should update to Adobe AIR 4.0.0.1390.
•Users of the Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1380 SDK and earlier versions should update to the Adobe AIR 4.0.0.1390 SDK.
•Users of the Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1380 SDK & Compiler and earlier versions should update to the Adobe AIR 4.0.0.1390 SDK & Compiler.



Affected software versions


•Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.170 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
•Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.332 and earlier versions for Linux
•Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1380 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
•Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1380 and earlier versions for Android
•Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1380 SDK and earlier versions
•Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1380 SDK & Compiler and earlier versions

To verify the version of Adobe Flash Player installed on your system, access the About Flash Player page, or right-click on content running in Flash Player and select "About Adobe (or Macromedia) Flash Player" from the menu. If you use multiple browsers, perform the check for each browser you have installed on your system.

To verify the version of Adobe Flash Player for Android, go to Settings > Applications > Manage Applications > Adobe Flash Player x.x.

To verify the version of Adobe AIR installed on your system, follow the instructions in the Adobe AIR TechNote.
http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-playe...

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