LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: LANDesk is Monitoring a Zero-Day Vulnerability for Adobe's Flash Player 10.1.85.3 29-OCT-2010

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    (October 29, 2010) A zero-day vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player 10.1.85.3 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris operating systems; Adobe Flash Player 10.1.95.2 and earlier versions for Android; and the authplay.dll component that ships with Adobe Reader 9.4 and earlier 9.x versions for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX operating systems, and Adobe Acrobat 9.4 and earlier 9.x versions for Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

     

    This vulnerability (CVE-2010-3654) could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. There are reports that this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild against Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x. Adobe is not currently aware of attacks targeting Adobe Flash Player. LANDesk will monitor this issue and will provide content to address the issue once a patch is made available. Please visit the following pages for more information:

     

    Adobe Security Bulletin:

    http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa10-05.html

     

    COMPUTERWORLD:

    http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9193678/Hackers_exploit_newest_Flash_zero_day_bug?source=CTWNLE_nlt_security_2010-10-29

     

     

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