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Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player

According to the Adobe Security Bulletin APSB10-14, there are vulnerabilities in Flash and AIR. A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code if a user opens specially crafted flash content.

Systems Affected:

* Adobe Flash Player 10.0.45.2 and earlier 10.x versions

* Adobe Flash Player 9.0.262 and earlier 9.x versions

* Adobe AIR 1.5.3.9130 and earlier versions

We recommend you update your flash software to the latest version. Adobe Security Bulletin APSB10-14 recommends updating to Flash Player 10.1.53.64 or 9.0.277.0 and AIR to 2.0.2.12610.

Reference:

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-14.html

June 11, 2010   No Comments

Adobe warns of critical security flaws

In a security advisory released late Friday, Adobe Systems Inc. has issued an alert about a critical vulnerability in its Flash Player, Adobe Reader and Acrobat products that is being actively exploited in the wild. The vulnerability could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of a system. The company did not say when a patch would be available.

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa10-01.html

June 8, 2010   No Comments

A New Era in which Remote Computing Leads to New Attacks:

Some of the most dangerous attacks on standard computers involve taking advantage of Web browser vulnerabilities, and installing “drive-by-downloads” on unsuspecting systems. Are you prepared?

May 17, 2010   No Comments