Adobe has released Adobe Flash Player update v. 126.96.36.1997 to fix at least 19 security flaws in the program, including one 0-Day bug that is already being actively exploited in attacks. The new Flash Player update is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux users.
The new Adobe Flash update v. 188.8.131.527 includes a fix for a 0-Day vulnerability (CVE-2015-8651), which according to Adobe is being actively used in “limited, targeted attacks.”
Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for all platforms. Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.149 security update is released for Windows and Macintosh, Adobe Flash Player 184.108.40.2062 for Linux, Adobe Flash Player 220.127.116.11 for Android 4.x, and Adobe Flash Player 18.104.22.168 for Android 3.x and 2.x are released. Security update for Windows and Macintosh addressed issues which are rated critical by Adobe. For all supported platforms, these updates addresses vulnerabilities referred as CVE-2013-0633, CVE-2013-0634 (details later). These vulnerabilities could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected computer system and may cause a crash.
Out of the two vulnerabilities discovered in Adobe Flash Player, Adobe reports that CVE-2013-0633 is being exploited in the wild. It is a targeted attack designed to trick a user to open a Microsoft Word document. The document is sent via email and has malicious Flash (SWF) content. It targets the ActiveX version of Flash Player on Windows. Similarly, Adobe reports that CVE-2013-0634 is also being exploited in the wild. The attacks targeting this vulnerability is delivered via malicious Flash (SWF) content hosted on websites that target Flash Player in Firefox or Safari on the Macintosh platform. It can also affect Windows users in similar way as CVE-2013-0633.
Adobe has released Flash Player 11.3.300.262, which officially fixes the issues faced by Mozilla Firefox users.
Adobe Flash Player update that shipped earlier this month caused problems for Firefox users. Most users complained that the update caused Firefox to crash or freeze. Mozilla released an update last week to temporarily fix some issues related to Flash. Mozilla, along with Adobe also offered some troubleshooting tips for affected Firefox users.
Adobe Flash Player 11 and Adobe Air 3 has been released by Adobe software.
Adobe Flash Player 11 features hardware accelerated graphics rendering support through Stage 3D. According the Adobe, the support for hardware accelerated graphics rendering improves the rendering times by a factor of up to a 1000 times over Flash Player 10. The new technology also enables playing high quality games on the Flash platform. To show the new features and capabilities of Flash Player 11, Adobe has published two sample videos.
After Google decided to integrate Adobe Flash in Chrome web browser, a lot of My Technology Guide (MTG) readers were asking this question. Everyone wanted to know how they can completely disable flash in Chrome. After a few tinkering with Google Chrome, we finally found the answer. The answer was hidden in Google Chrome’s internal plug-ins page (not the extension manager page). Here’s how you can quickly disable Adobe Flash plugin in Google Chrome web browser.