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YYABCAFU - Yes Yet Another Bleeping Critical Adobe Flash Update

Published: 2012-08-21
Last Updated: 2012-08-22 00:18:05 UTC
by Adrien de Beaupre (Version: 1)
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From their Security Bulletin "Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.271 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and Linux, Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.11 and earlier versions for Android 4.x, and Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.10 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x. These updates address vulnerabilities that could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system." Fixes the following CVE entries: CVE-2012-4163, CVE-2012-4164, CVE-2012-4165, CVE-2012-4166, CVE-2012-4167, CVE-2012-4168. It appears as though Adobe is going for a weekly update cycle.

More details are here: https://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-19.html

Thanks Toby and Rene for writing in!

Cheers,
Adrien de Beaupré
Intru-shun.ca Inc.

I will be teaching SANS Sec560 in Montreal this September, and Sec542 in Vancouver this December.

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