Adobe Patches Flash Player Again, Another Bug Remains Under Attack
Oh, Adobe Flash Player. What are we going to do with you?
Adobe released a security update for Flash Player just ten days ago, squashing 9 bugs in the software.
Yesterday brought another Flash Player update, fixing a critical vulnerability (CVE-2015-0310) that’s actively being exploited in cyberattacks. Adobe urged users to update Flash Player immediately as a result. Windows and Mac users were advised to update to Adobe Flash Player 184.108.40.2067.
Users can expect another Flash Player update from Adobe next week since there is a new critical vulnerability (CVE-2015-0311) currently being used in drive-by-download attacks.
The following versions of Adobe Flash Player are affected by the new vulnerability:
- Adobe Flash Player 220.127.116.117 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
- Adobe Flash Player 18.104.22.1682 and earlier 13.x versions
- Adobe Flash Player 22.214.171.1248 and earlier versions for Linux
Adobe warns that the attacks being carried out are targeting systems running Internet Explorer and Firefox on Windows 8 and below. If you use IE or Firefox on Windows, you may want to disable or uninstall Adobe Flash Player until a patch is released.
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