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Adobe: Flash Player Released, Patches Security Flaws

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adobe-patched-headerAdobe Systems has released Flash Player for Mac and Windows with patches for critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Flash Player addresses a combined 17 security flaws, most of which could lead to arbitrary code exaction.

The affected Adobe software includes the following:

Affected Adobe software November 10 update

Details of the vulnerabilities patched in this update are as follows:

Macintosh and Windows users running Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime should update to Flash Player (15.9 MB) at your earliest convenience. Linux users should update to Adobe Flash Player by visiting the Adobe Flash Player Download Center. Flash Player installed with Google Chrome will be automatically updated to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Flash Player on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome OS. Lastly, Adobe AIR users should update to Flash version by visiting the AIR download center.