Again, Adobe Flash Player, the popular cross-platform player Flash content embedded in web pages, has released a new security update, which faces some vulnerabilities that could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. The new number 11.6.602.180 update is recommended to apply to the program users who have installed any of its previous versions. More details below.
Adobe Flash Player, the application as a media player distributed by Adobe Systems and installed on over 750 million mobile devices and computers connected to the Internet, has released a security update, which is facing some issues found in previous versions.
As published in its security bulletin, updating the web plugin Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.180 is designed to address several vulnerabilities that could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
For more details, this update resolves an integer overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2013-report 0646) Priority 1 for Windows operating systems for Macintosh and 2, priority 3 for Linux and Android 4.x, 2. xy 3.x.
Affected versions of Adobe Flash Player are:
- Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.171 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
- Adobe Flash Player 184.108.40.2063 and earlier versions for Linux
- Adobe Flash Player 220.127.116.11 and earlier versions for Android 4.x
- Adobe Flash Player 18.104.22.168 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x
- Adobe AIR 22.214.171.1247 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and Android
- Adobe AIR SDK 126.96.36.1997 and earlier
- Adobe AIR SDK 188.8.131.529 + Compiler and earlier
We can check the version you have installed Adobe Flash Player. Users of Google Chrome and Internet 10 do not need to upgrade, as the upgrade process is performed automatically in these browsers.
To update Adobe Flash Player can manually go to this official link to Adobe.
We advise our readers that use Adobe Flash Player update the program as soon as possible, as this update addresses several issues related to safety.