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Monday, 07 May 2012 08:48

Critical update for Flash Player plugs exploited vulnerability


Adobe has released a security update for Flash Player to plug a vulnerability that is being actively exploited against Windows users.

Adobe Flash Player version has been released in response to the discovery of a vulnerability in the widely used software. While the vulnerability exists in Flash Player for all platforms, it is currently being exploited only via Internet Explorer (Windows).

The exploit is being used against selected targets, and is being delivered as an attachment to email messages.

The vulnerability has also been addressed in Flash Player for Windows, Mac and Linux users who cannot update to version 11, and also in for Android 4 and for Android 3 and earlier.

Adobe recommends all Flash Player users install the relevant update. Updaters are available via the Adobe Flash Player Download Center.

The version of Flash within Google Chrome has already been updated.


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Stephen Withers

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Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having begun his career in the days of 8-bit 'microcomputers'. He covers the gamut from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems programmer, an IT support manager, and an online services manager. Stephen holds an honours degree in Management Sciences and a PhD in Industrial and Business Studies.



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