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(fountain of knowledge) Tue 11-Mar-14 18:07:19
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Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player


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Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player



Release date: March 11, 2014

Vulnerability identifier: APSB14-08

Priority: See table below

CVE number: CVE-2014-0503, CVE-2014-0504

Platform: All Platforms



Summary



Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.341 and earlier versions for Linux. These updates address important vulnerabilities, and Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:
ĽUsers of Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.77
ĽUsers of Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.341 and earlier versions for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.346
ĽAdobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70 installed with Google Chrome will automatically be updated to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.77 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux.
ĽAdobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70 installed with Internet Explorer 10 will automatically be updated to the latest Internet Explorer 10 version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.77 for Windows 8.0.
ĽAdobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70 installed with Internet Explorer 11 will automatically be updated to the latest Internet Explorer 11 version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.77 for Windows 8.1.




Affected software versions


ĽAdobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
ĽAdobe Flash Player 11.2.202.341 and earlier versions for Linux

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.



Solution



Adobe recommends users update their software installations by following the instructions below:
ĽAdobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh update to the newest version 12.0.0.77 by downloading it from the Adobe Flash Player Download Center, or via the update mechanism within the product when prompted.
ĽAdobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.341 and earlier versions for Linux update to Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.346 by downloading it from the Adobe Flash Player Download Center.
ĽFor users of Flash Player 11.7.700.269 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, who cannot update to Flash Player 12.0.0.77, Adobe has made available the update Flash Player 11.7.700.272, which can be downloaded here.
ĽAdobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70 installed with Google Chrome will automatically be updated to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.77 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux.
ĽAdobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70 installed with Internet Explorer 10 will automatically be updated to the latest Internet Explorer 10 version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.77 for Windows 8.0.
ĽAdobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70 installed with Internet Explorer 11 will automatically be updated to the latest Internet Explorer 11 version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.77 for Windows 8.1.


http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/?promoid=JZEFT

dont forget to untick the box if you do not with to install Google Chrome browser and Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer.


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