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Adobe Tackles Security Flaws with Flash Update

Posted on June 11th, 2014 by

adobe-patched-headerAdobe Systems has released a new round of security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows and Mac. The company released Adobe Flash Player 14.0.0.125, which tackles a total of 6 “vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system,” described Adobe’s security bulletin (APSB14-16).

Affected software versions include: Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.214 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.359 and earlier versions for Linux, and Adobe AIR 13.0.0.111 and earlier versions.

The vulnerabilities tackled in the Flash Player update are described as follows:

Users of Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.214 and earlier versions for Mac and Windows should update to Adobe Flash Player 14.0.0.125 as soon as possible. Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.359 and earlier versions for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.378. Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.214 installed with Google Chrome will automatically be updated to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 14.0.0.125 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Users of Adobe AIR 13.0.0.111 and earlier versions should update to Adobe AIR 14.0.0.110.

  • http://home.earthlink.net/~blancha2 Randall Blanchard

    The Flash Plug-in v14.0.0.125 wouldn’t install on my OS X Mavericks
    v10.9.3 Mid-2007 15-inch MacBook Pro, but I found the next Flash Beta
    Plug-in on Adobe’s site: v14.0.0.139, which would .

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