LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Adobe Flash Player has Been Released 05-DEC-2011

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    • (December 05, 2011) Adobe has released Flash Player This update addresses critical vulnerabilities that have been identified in Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Android.  These vulnerabilities could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.


    There are reports that one of these vulnerabilities (CVE-2011-2444) is being exploited in the wild in active targeted attacks designed to trick the user into clicking on a malicious link delivered in an email message. This universal cross-site scripting issue could be used to take actions on a user's behalf on any website or webmail provider if the user visits a malicious website.


    Adobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris update to Adobe Flash Player Users of Adobe Flash Player for Android and earlier versions should update to Adobe Flash Player for Android 


            Adobe Flash Player Active X version in Internet Explorer will not be properly displayed until the browser is closed and reopened.





    New Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – FLASHPLAYERv10.3.183.11


    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – FLASHPLAYERv10.3.183.10 (Added the replacement information.)



    New Patch Downloads

    • install_flash_player_10_active_x_10.3.183.11.exe


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