LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Adobe has Released an Update Version for its Flash Player Application 18-APR-2011

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    • (April 18, 2011) Adobe has released Flash Player v10.2.159.1. A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions (Adobe Flash Player and earlier for Chrome users) for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Android. This vulnerability (CVE-2011-0611), as referenced in Security Advisory APSA11-02, 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 malicious Web page, or a Flash (.swf) file embedded in a Microsoft Word (.doc) or Microsoft Excel (.xls) file delivered as an email attachment, targeting the Windows platform.


    • Adobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions (Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Chrome users) for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris update to Adobe Flash Player (Adobe Flash Player for Chrome users).




    New Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – FLASHPLAYERv10.2.159.1
    • Vulnerability ID –FLASHPLAYERPLUGINv10.2.159.1


    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – FLASHPLAYERv10.2.153.1
    • Vulnerability ID –FLASHPLAYERPLUGINv10.2.153.1


    New Patch Downloads

    • install_flash_player_10_active_x_10.2.159.1.exe
    • install_flash_player_10.2.159.1.exe


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