Yet Another Critical Flaw in Adobe Flash Exposed

Another critical issue has come from Adobe's Flash. According to Abobe's note, the vulnerability exists in Flash Player 10.2.153.1 and earlier versions (Adobe Flash Player 10.2.154.25 and earlier for Chrome users) for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, Adobe Flash Player 10.2.156.12 and earlier versions for Android, and the Authplay.dll component that ships with Adobe Reader and Acrobat X (10.0.2) and earlier 10.x and 9.x versions for Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

Adobe says that this vulnerability is a serious one that could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. There are reports that this vulnerability is being exploited in the wild in targeted attacks via a Flash (.swf) file embedded in a Microsoft Word (.doc) file delivered as an email attachment, targeting the Windows platform.

Adobe says that it is currently in the process of finalizing a schedule for delivering a fix.

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    Adobe says that it is currently in the process of finalizing a schedule for delivering a fix.

    That's VERY Comforting...
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    Abobe's note, the vulnerability exists in Flash Player 10.2.153.1 and... on and on...


    Like as if anyone can really keep up with the version numbers.

    How about say it this way: All versions of Adobe Flash 10.x and 9.x have a Critical Flaw?

    Duh
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  • Come on, retire Flash now! Use HTML5 instead. Flash now gives me a deeper impression that it's resource hungry and unreliable!
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