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Adobe Updates Flash Player, Patches 18 Vulnerabilities

Posted on November 12th, 2014 by

adobe-patched-headerAdobe Systems has issued patches for vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player for Mac and Windows, releasing version 15.0.0.223. These updates address a combined 18 vulnerabilities that “could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system,” according to Adobe’s security bulletin.

Affected software versions include: Adobe Flash Player 15.0.0.189 and earlier versions, Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.250 and earlier 13.x versions, Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.411 and earlier versions for Linux, Adobe AIR desktop runtime 15.0.0.293 and earlier versions, Adobe AIR SDK 15.0.0.302 and earlier versions, and Adobe AIR 15.0.0.293 and earlier versions for Android.

The vulnerability patched in these updates are described as follows:

Users of Adobe Flash Player for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 15.0.0.223 (14.9 MB). Users of Adobe Flash Player for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.418.

Adobe Flash Player installed with Google Chrome, as well as Internet Explorer for Windows 8.x will be automatically updated to the current version. Users of Adobe AIR desktop runtime and for Android should update to version 15.0.0.356 (29.8 MB).

  • jakoh

    LOL or better turn Flash Off. They probably created 36 vulnerabilities, fixing the 18 vulnerabilities.