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The lowdown on Adobe Flash Security

Q: The lowdown on Adobe Flash Security

Adobe Flash Security.

Flash's security record[60] has caused several security experts to recommend to not install Flash or to block it.[61] The US-CERT recommends to block Flash using NoScript.[62] Charlie Miller recommended "not to install Flash"[63] at the computer security conference CanSecWest. As of October 31, 2010, The Flash Player has over 100 CVE entries,[64] 65 of which have been ranked with a high severity (leading to arbitrary code execution), and 40 ranked medium.Click to expand...

Note: Numbers in square brackets are references to documents at the above web page link.

-- Tom

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Preferred Solution: The lowdown on Adobe Flash Security

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A critical vulnerability exists in Flash Player 10.2.153.1 and earlier versions (Adobe Flash Player 10.2.154.25 and earlier for Chrome users) for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, Adobe Flash Player 10.2.156.12 and earlier versions for Android, and the Authplay.dll component that ships with Adobe Reader and Acrobat X (10.0.2) and earlier 10.x and 9.x versions for Windows and Macintosh operating systemsContinue reading Security bulletin

A:Security Advisory for Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader and Acrobat

This further enhances the point that these software mfg's need to start putting security first when they build their code.

It's completely ridiculous and irresponsible nearly 15 years later after they were all warned about it!

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Hi.
Thank you for all your support and security updates for my two Surface RTs. 
They?re great and I don?t want to see them go.  A quick aside? It would be nice for my two Surface RTs and me, if Microsoft had a change of heart and decided to port Windows 10 RT with Office RT for Surface RT and get a few
more years support.  Anyway.
Today one of my Surface RT 8.1 provided the option on shut down, to update and restart, which I did. 
It said it was installing 4 updates.  When rebooted, I went to view update history and found two failed updates and three successful ones for a total of five. 
The first one in the list that failed is this one here below.



Then to get more information, I clicked the link shown there for 4048958 to learn more. 
That took me to the Microsoft Security Update Guide, where I searched for 4048958 and was provide two links for RT 8.1. 
Both links, one for IE11 and one for RT 8.1, go to the KB 4048958 article, which says to get more information, go to the Security Update Guide, which of course takes one back to the KB. 
Not very informative loop I guess.
The second update that is on the list above showing as failed, is the one for Adobe to prevent remote code execution. 
When I am in Windows Update and double-click the failed entry for Adobe, and then click the link for more information, it takes me to a URL that does not show a KB number and provides a link for more i... Read more

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http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-21.htmlAffected software versions Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.36 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris operating systems Adobe Flash Player 10.3.185.25 and earlier versions for Android Adobe AIR 2.7 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, and AndroidTo verify the version of Adobe Flash Player installed on your system, access the About Flash Player page, or right-click on content running in Flash Player and select "About Adobe (or Macromedia) Flash Player" from the menu. If you use multiple browsers, perform the check for each browser you have installed on your system.To verify the version of Adobe Flash Player for Android, go to Settings > Applications > Manage Applications > Adobe Flash Player 10.x.SolutionAdobe recommends all users of Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.36 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris upgrade to the newest version 10.3.183.5 by downloading it from the Adobe Flash Player Download Center.Windows users and users of Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.16 or later for Macintosh can install the update via the auto-update mechanism within the product when prompted.http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-19.htmlAffected software versionsShockwave Player11.6.0.626 and earlier versions for Windows and MacintoshSolutionAdobe recommends users of Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.0.626 and earlier versions upgrade to the newest version 11.6... Read more

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Adobe has released a new security update that addresses Adobe Flash Player 10 vulnerabilities. Five exploits will be patched on Windows, Mac and Linux platforms with this security update. These exploits affect Adobe Flash Player 10.0.12.36 and earlier versions on Windows and Mac. They also affect Adobe Flash Player 10.0.15.3 and earlier versions on Linux.As per Adobe Security Bulletin, the buffer overflow issue caused when a malicious SWF file is loaded to allow arbitrary code execution will get patched. Any 'Denial of Service' attack possibility through an input validation flaw gets fixed.Flash Player's display of Setting Manager residing on local computer but usable from Adobe.com has been fixed to avoid any Clickjacking exploit possibility.In Windows, the mouse pointer display that might lead to potential of Clickjacking attack gets fixed. The user privilege escalation possibility through information disclosure is resolved on Linux platform.Users of Flash Player on all three platforms are advised to download the latest Adobe Flash Player 10.0.22.87 from Adobe

A:ADOBE FLASH SECURITY UPDATES

Thanks for the heads up. I upgraded my Vista but forgot about Win 7 until I saw your post.

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http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-09.html
 

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http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-04.html
 
Release date: February 4, 2014
Vulnerability identifier: APSB14-04
CVE number: CVE-2014-0497
Platform: All PlatformsSummary
Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.43 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.335 and earlier versions for Linux. These updates address a critical vulnerability that could potentially allow an attacker to remotely take control of the affected system.
Adobe is aware of reports that an exploit for this vulnerability exists in the wild, and recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:
Users of Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.43 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.44.
Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.335 and earlier versions for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.336.
Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.41 installed with Google Chrome will automatically be updated to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.44 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux.
Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.38 installed with Internet Explorer 10 will automatically be updated to the latest Internet Explorer 10 version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.44 for Windows 8.0.
Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.38 installed with Internet Explorer 11 will automatically be updated to the latest Internet Explorer 11 version, which will... Read more

A:Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player

Major software vendors like Adobe, Java and others have been bundling third-party software (toolbars, add-ons) in their download packages.That's why it is important to read the EULA and everything very carefully when downloading or updating your software. You should be able to uncheck the box to include any free toolbars that are offered during installation or updates unless you want them.

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http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-12.htmlAdobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player 10.2.159.1 and earlier versions (Adobe Flash Player 10.2.154.28 and earlier versions for Chrome users) for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris update to Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.14. Adobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player 10.2.157.51 and earlier versions for Android update to Adobe Flash Player 10.3.185.21.

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Details here; http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-12.html Don't forget to run the Adobe uninstaller first (and that you will need the non Active X version as well (unless you only use IE)).
 

A:Another security update for Adobe Flash Player!!

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http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-13.htmlAdobe recommends all users of Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.16 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris upgrade to the newest version 10.3.181.22 (10.3.181.23 for ActiveX) by downloading it from the Adobe Flash Player Download Center. Windows users and users of Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.16 for Macintosh can install the update via the auto-update mechanism within the product when prompted.An important vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.16 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player 10.3.185.22 and earlier versions for Android. This universal cross-site scripting vulnerability (CVE-2011-2107) could be used to take actions on a user's behalf on any website or webmail provider, if the user visits a malicious website. There are reports that this vulnerability 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. Adobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.16 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris update to Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.22 (10.3.181.23 for ActiveX). Adobe expects to make available an update for Flash Player 10.3.185.22 for Android during the week of June 6, 2011.Hackers exploit Flash bug in new attacks against Gmail usershttp://www.infoworld.com/d/security/hacke... Read more

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Upgrade to 9.0.124.0 ;http://secunia.com/advisories/28083/

I used the uninstaller from the Adobe website before I did the update, but I don't know if it was actually required or not; http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/viewContent.do?externalId=tn_14157&sliceId=1 (Note; this is a new version so, if you already have a copy of the uninstaller, get rid of it).

Also be aware that there are two versions of the flash plugin, one for IE and one for the other browsers.
 

A:Security update for Adobe/Macromedia flash

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Adobe Flash Player

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-12.html

Severity rating

Adobe categorizes this as a critical issue and recommends affected users upgrade to version 9.0.47.0.
Details

An input validation error has been identified in Flash Player 9.0.45.0 and earlier versions that could lead to the potential execution of arbitrary code. This vulnerability could be accessed through content delivered from a remote location via the users web browser, email client, or other applications that include or reference the Flash Player. (CVE-2007-3456)

An issue with insufficient validation of the HTTP Referer has been identified in Flash Player 8.0.34.0 and earlier. This issue does not affect Flash Player 9. This issue could potentially aid an attacker in executing a cross-site request forgery attack. (CVE-2007-3457)

The Linux and Solaris updates for Flash Player 7 (7.0.70.0) address the issues with Flash Player and the Opera and Konqueror browsers described in Security Advisory APSA07-03. These issues do not impact Flash Player 9 on Linux or Solaris. (CVE-2007-2022)

See links here to download and test your version.

http://www.dozleng.com/updates/index.php?act=calendar&cal_id=1&code=showevent&event_id=40812
 

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I haven't seen this mentioned anywhere else at TSG (apologies if I'm wrong and this is a duplication); http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-16.html
 

A:Security update for Adobe Flash Player!!

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Release date: March 5, 2012Adobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player 11.1.102.62 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris update to Adobe Flash Player 11.1.102.63. Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.6 and earlier versions on Android 4.x devices should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.7. Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.6 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and earlier versions should update to Flash Player 11.1.111.7.http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-05.html

A:Security update available for Adobe Flash Player

Thanks for sharing, really it will be useful for adobe flash player users.

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Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 11.4.402.278 and earlier versions for Windows, Adobe Flash Player 11.4.402.265 and earlier versions for Macintosh, Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.238 and earlier for versions for Linux, Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.17 and earlier versions for Android 4.x, and Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.16 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. Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions...http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-22.html

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http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb12-14.htmlAdobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions: Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.235 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.257.Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.235 and earlier versions for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.236.Flash Player installed with Google Chrome will be updated automatically, so no user action is required. Google Chrome users can verify that they have updated to Google Chrome version 19.0.1084.56, which includes Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.257.Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.8 and earlier versions on Android 4.x devices should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.9.Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.9 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and earlier versions should update to Flash Player 11.1.111.10.Users of Adobe AIR 3.2.0.2070 for Windows, Macintosh and Android should update to Adobe AIR 3.3.0.3610.

A:Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player

Update to Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.257 caused Firefox 13 to crash. Anyone else see this behavior?

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http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-07.html
 
Summary
Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.44 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.336 and earlier versions for Linux. These updates address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe is aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2014-0502 exists in the wild, and recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:
Users of Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.44 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70
Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.336 and earlier versions for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.341.
Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.44 installed with Google Chrome will automatically be updated to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux.
Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.44 installed with Internet Explorer 10 will automatically be updated to the latest Internet Explorer 10 version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70 for Windows 8.0.
Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.44 installed with Internet Explorer 11 will automatically be updated to the latest Internet Explorer 11 version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70 for Windows 8.1.
Users of Adobe AIR 4.0.0.1390 and earlier versions for Android should update to Adobe... Read more

A:Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player (2/20/14)

Why you should update:Older versions of of popular software such as Adobe (Acrobat Reader, Flash Player, Shockwave Player), Java, Windows Media Player, Web Browsers are vulnerable to exploits and should be kept updated. There are serious security issues with older versions which can increase the risk of system infection. Infections spread by malware writers and attackers exploiting unpatched security holes or vulnerabilities in older versions. Software applications are a favored target of malware writers who continue to exploit coding and design vulnerabilities with increasing aggressiveness.The majority of computers get infected from visiting a specially crafted webpage that exploits one or multiple software vulnerabilities. It could be by clicking a link within an email or simply browsing the net, and it happens silently without any user interaction whatsoever.Web ExploitsExploit kits are a type of malicious toolkit used to exploit security holes found in software applications...for the purpose of spreading malware. These kits come with pre-written exploit code and target users running insecure or outdated software applications on their computers.Exploit Kits - Anatomy of an exploit kitKaspersky Lab report: Evaluating the threat level of software vulnerabilitiesMicrosoft: Unprecedented Wave of Java ExploitationGuess which two pieces of unpatched software provide points of entry for most security breachesTime to Update Your Adobe ReaderMalware exploits Windows Media Player v... Read more

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I just updated my Flash for Firefox & ExPLODEr using the Adobe uninstall tool, Reboot after uninstall, then installed new versions, took less than 5 minutes. http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-26.htmlAdobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player 10.1.85.3 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris update to Adobe Flash Player 10.1.102.64. We expect to make available an update for Flash Player 10.x for Android by November 9, 2010.Flash related links:Find Flash Player version installed: http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/155/tn_15507.htmlAdobe Flash Player Download Center: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/Adobe Flash Player: Help - About Updating Adobe Flash: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/help10.htmlUninstaller for older versions of Adobe Flash Player: http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/141/tn_14157.htmlTroubleshoot Flash Player installation--Windows: http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/191/tn_19166.htmlFlash Player Help and Support: http://www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer/

A:Security update available for Adobe Flash Player

Thanks Union_Thug I do not think, you have to uninstall them first, Just download and install latest version. I prefer to download such browser plugins from FileHippo.Strangely, the Mozilla Plugins Check service (for all browsers) is showing Flash 10.1.85.3 as Up-to-date! This is wrong and misleading. I hope they update and correct it soon.

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http://www.smh.com.au/technology/consumer-security/adobe-flash-player-just-got-patched-for-36-security-issues-probably-time-to-kill-it-20160617-gpl9a5.html
 
After reading this I went ahead a uninstalled adobe flash player from my W7 laptop.
Any suggestion where we go from here would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance.

A:Adobe Flash player security risks

I am not sure whether it is a risks or not? I have adobe flash player from 2 yrs but i have not problem with it.

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Details here; http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-01.html
 

A:Security update for Adobe Flash Player

Thanks for the info. I've just installed the new version.
 

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I don't see this anywhere (although I haven't checked all the OS Forums) so here are the details from Adobe; http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb10-06.html

I used the uninstaller from Adobe (also updated yesterday); http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/141/tn_14157.html to remove the plugin from all my browsers (Opera, Firefox and IE), got the .exe file for the non Active X browsers and stayed online while the IE d/l and install completed. I didn't try using the built in updater but I assume that works as well
 

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Adobe Fixes Flash Zero-Day with Massive Security Update (dated June 11, 2010).

"Adobe's Flash update today contains a staggering 32 bug fixes, eerily reminiscent of Apple's massive update. It's been a busy couple of weeks for overworked security teams everywhere," agrees Andrew Storms, director of security operations for nCircle, adding "It sure looks like Adobe is the new Microsoft--the place where security researchers love to find new bugs."

Security Bulletin: Security update available for Adobe Flash Player.

Adobe recommends users of Adobe Flash Player 10.0.45.2 and earlier versions update to Adobe Flash Player 10.1.53.64. Adobe recommends users of Adobe AIR 1.5.3.9130 and earlier versions update to Adobe AIR 2.0.2.12610.

-- Tom
 

A:Adobe Fixes Flash Zero-Day with Massive Security Update

Thanks just got it
 

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Dell XPS 420 running Vista and IE9. On IE9 startup and each new page I get an IE Security warning: "A Website wants to open web content using this program on your computer.
This program will open outside of Protected mode.....
Name: Adobe Flash Player
Publisher: Adobe Systems INC
(then the following buttons) Allow Don't allow"

To close the box I must click on "don't allow". Then I am fine untill I click on another item, and get the same message. Checking the "don't show me the warning for this program again" is ignored by IE. For example, on this site while looking for a thread about this problem each time I open a new thread or go back I get the same message. I found a thread started on 9 Aug, 2010 by suhjonathan97 (and another user) that described my exact problem but the thread expired without an anwser. I ran avira, no virus detected. Tried a restore from yesterday no help. Oh yeah, when I start IE the warning comes up while IE is trying to connect to the internet, have to click "don't allow" to finish IE start.
 

A:Solved: IE9 Security warning for adobe flash player

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Adobe has issued an emergency patch for a previously undiscovered vulnerability in Flash Player, which the company says is being exploited in the wild.The company said Tuesday that the latest update of the popular browser plugin, version 18.0.0.194 for both Windows and Macs, fixes a security hole that could allow a hacker to take over an affected system."Adobe is aware of reports that CVE-2015-3113 is being actively exploited in the wild via limited, targeted attacks," the company said in a brief advisory.
 

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A:Adobe issues emergency fix for Flash zero-day security flaw

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http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-14.html
 
Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.206 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.356 and earlier versions for Linux. These updates address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:
 
    Users of Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.206 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.214.
    Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.356 and earlier versions for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.359.
    Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.206 installed with Google Chrome will automatically be updated to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.214 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux.
    Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.206 installed with Internet Explorer 10 will automatically be updated to the latest Internet Explorer 10 version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.214 for Windows 8.0.
    Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.206 installed with Internet Explorer 11 will automatically be updated to the latest Internet Explorer 11 version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.214 for Windows 8.1.
    Users of the Adobe AIR 13.0.0.83 SDK and... Read more

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In the past I have accepted Adobe requests to update the Flash Player with no problem. Now I get a security notice that states my "current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded". I am no sure is this message is coming from Windows or Norton. Anyone else run into this?

A:Adobe Flash Player Update Security Notice

DPitts, welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

This is most likely Norton blocking the download. You need to go into Norton & allow this Adobe update.

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http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb13-04.html
 
Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.146 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.261 and earlier versions for Linux, Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.36 and earlier versions for Android 4.x, and Adobe Flash Player 11.1.111.31 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.
...Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:
    Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.146 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.149.
    Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.261 and earlier versions for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.262.
    Flash Player installed with Google Chrome will automatically be updated to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 11.5.31.139 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux.
    Flash Player installed with Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8 will automatically be updated to the latest version of Internet Explorer 10, which will include Adobe Flash Player 11.3.379.14 for Windows.
    Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.1.115.36 and earlier versions on Android 4.x devices should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.... Read more

A:Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player - February 7, 2013

Updates without the attempt to install McAffee Internet Security Scanner...
 
http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/distribution3.html
 
James

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This new version addresses Flash "clipboard jacking" and other recent security concerns. It is working well in early testing with XP SP3. Corporate users should carefully pilot test with their client/server and web applications prior to rolling it out to everyone.Adobe Flash Version 10 - Security Release Fixes Many Bugs http://blogs.pcmag.com/securitywatch/2008/...x_many_bugs.phpAdobe Flash 10.0.12.36 - System Requirementshttp://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/systemreqs/Adobe Security Advisoryhttp://www.adobe.com/support/security/advi.../apsa08-09.htmlAdobe Flash Version 10 - Download Page (carefully follow directions)http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/do...=ShockwaveFlashQUOTE: New versions of Flash Professional and the Flash Player were released today. The new Flash 10 player implements, among other new features, the ability to turn off clipboard access for Flash programs, and turns on this setting by default. This ability had recently become badly abused by malicious web sites as a cross-platform attack known as "Clipboard-Jacking." In all likelihood it has a new set of vulnerabilities as well.ADDITIONAL LINKShttp://msmvps.com/blogs/spywaresucks/archi...16/1650962.aspxhttp://blogs.pcmag.com/securitywatch/2008/...oardjacking.phphttp://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2008/10/secur...r_flash_pl.html

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Adobe?s announcements that a full version of Flash is coming to every smartphone not named Apple iPhone leave me conflicted. Full-blown Flash can be a boon to the mobile Web, but has the potential to become one huge security headache.



Adobe has the iPhone surrounded with Flash, but security headaches loom | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com

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http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advi.../apsa10-03.htmlWe are in the process of finalizing a fix for the issue and expect to provide an update for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Solaris, and Android operating systems during the week of September 27, 2010. We expect to provide updates for Adobe Reader 9.3.4 for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX, and Adobe Acrobat 9.3.4 for Windows and Macintosh during the week of October 4, 2010.Affected software versions * Adobe Flash Player 10.1.82.76 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player 10.1.92.10 for Android * Adobe Reader 9.3.4 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX * Adobe Acrobat 9.3.4 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh

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From:http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advi.../apsa09-03.htmlOH my!Security advisory for Adobe Reader, Acrobat and Flash PlayerRelease date: July 22, 2009Last Updated: July 23, 2009Vulnerability identifier: APSA09-03CVE number: CVE-2009-1862Platform: All PlatformsSummaryA critical vulnerability exists in the current versions of Flash Player (v9.0.159.0 and v10.0.22.87) for Windows, Macintosh and Linux operating systems, and the authplay.dll component that ships with Adobe Reader and Acrobat v9.x for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX operating systems. This vulnerability (CVE-2009-1862) could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. There are reports that this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild via limited, targeted attacks against Adobe Reader v9 on Windows.Removed a large portion of the quote in order to comply with the rules of fair use.Orange Blossom

A:Security advisory for Adobe Reader, Acrobat and Flash Player

holy cats!
nice info snkzat1 :)

Does anyone know what this site needs the adobe add-on running for? I don't see any vids...

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Hi,

Does Windows 10 now manages all the security updates for Adobe Flash player?
I noticed that on the updates history list it shows Adobe Flash player updates.

Is this true?

Thanks

A:Windows 10 manages security updates for Adobe Flash player?

Yeah, it takes care of the flash through windows update, it did that in win 8 too.

Just for Edge and IE, if you have other browsers those are updated separately.

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I'm getting the following "Entry Point Not Found" error messages (pop up windows) when installing the latest of the subject programs. My old computer's HDD crashed, so I am migrating to a 'slightly' more modern desktop PC, but which has been lying dormant for years. Unfortunately I'm on a shoestring budget and can't afford better. I also received a message somewhere indicating that the PC may NOT have an updated Service Pack for the NT operating system. I'm able to install Firefox with some functionality, but this "better" computer is slower than my older one which crashed recently. Here are the error messages; please advise. Thank you very much for any assistance.

When installing MS Security Essentials...
epplauncher.exe - Entry Point Not Found
The procedure entry point EncodePointer could not be located in the dynamic link library KERNEL.32.dll
When installing Internet Explorer 8...
iesetup.exe - Entry Point Not Found
The procedure entry point SHRegGetValueW could not be located in the dynamic link library SHLWAPI.dll
When installing Adobe Flash...
install_flash_player.exe - Entry Point Not Found
The procedure entry point SetDlDirectoryWcould not be located in the dynamic link library KERNEL.32.dll

 

A:Error when installing Adobe Flash, MS Security Essentials, Internet Explorer, etc.

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Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (February 21, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player when installed on all supported editions of Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows 10.

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player when installed on all supported editions of Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10, and Windows Server 2016.

This security update is rated Critical. The update addresses the vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player by updating the affected Adobe Flash libraries contained within Internet Explorer 10, Internet Explorer 11, and Microsoft Edge. For more information, see the Affected Software section.

Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 4010250.

Read more: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-005 - Critical
 

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Security update available for Adobe Flash Player.

-- Tom
 

A:Security update available for Adobe Flash Player: Release date: November 4, 2010

Got it
 

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Adobe Flash doesn't exactly have the best reputation when it comes to security. The platform has been on the way out for years and if Facebook's new chief security officer had his way, he'd put the dying platform out of...

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A:Facebook chief of security Alex Stamos urges Adobe to kill Flash

I wish someone WOULD kill flash (take java with it), and just use html5 for everything. Flash is like a piece of swiss cheese....full of holes!
 

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Improvements and fixes

This update includes quality improvements. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include:


Addressed issue where the color profiles do not revert to the user-specified settings after playing a full-screen game.

Updated HDR feature to be turned off by default in the OS.

Addressed issue where you can't open the Start menu when you add a third-party IME.

Addressed issue with scanners that rely on inbox driver support.

Addressed issue in a Mobile Device Manager Enterprise feature to allow headsets to work correctly.

Addressed issue where some machines fail to load wireless WAN devices when they resume from Sleep.

Addressed issue where Windows Error Reporting doesn't clean up temporary files when there is a redirection on a folder.

Addressed issue where revoking a certificate associated with a disabled user account in the CA management console fails. The error is "The user name or password is incorrect. 0x8007052e (WIN32: 1326 ERROR_LOGON_FAILURE)?.

Addressed issue where LSASS is leaking large amounts of memory.

Addressed issue where enabling encryption using syskey.exe renders the system unbootable.

Updated the BitLocker.psm1 PowerShell script to not log passwords when logging is enabled.

Addressed issue where saving a credential with an empty password to Credential Manager causes the system to crash when attempting to use that credential.

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A:Sept 12, 2017—KB4038788(OS Build 15063.608) & Adobe Flash Player Security Update(KB4038806)

Security update for Adobe Flash Player: September 12, 2017 (KB4038806)

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player that is installed on any supported edition of Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 10, Windows 10 Version 1511, Windows 10 Version 1607, Windows 10 Version 1703, Windows 8.1, or Windows RT 8.1.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4038806/security-update-for-adobe-flash-player-sep-12-2017
 

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hi All,
the MBSA 2.3 reported that Adobe Flash Player security update KB4018483 is missing though it is installed correctly.

I have downloaded the latest catalog file from website with the same result.
Is it because of the MBSA catalog file is not updated? The latest catalog file is 2017-04-10 which is before 4018483 release date (April 11, 2017)
PS, I tested it on a Windows 10 machine, it does not has this issue.
Any input is appreciated.
Thank you.

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We have IE 6. Say a user goes to MSN.com. The ad on the right is a Flash object. Some of our users will see that object flickering when scrolling up or down on the page or when hovering their mouse over it. It's quite annoying. Almost all users are running Adobe Flash Player 9, but I think I've seen this happen on systems with Macromedia Flash Player 8 as well. Other systems don't have the problem. I've seen this happen on one system and not another while both seemed to have the same Flash objects installed.

Uninstalling all Flash players using Adobe's prescribed Flash Player uninstall tool seems to work at first, but users later complain again. Note that they just about always end up installing Flash Player 9 again, because sites ask for it. I don't believe I've seen this on any XP systems at all, including my own, but most of our users have Win2K.

Does anybody know why this happens or how to permanently fix it?

Thanks,
Hotshot309

A:Ie 6 - Flash Objects Flickering - Using Adobe Flash Player 9 Activex R28 (shockwave Flash Object V. 9.0.28.0)

More info: Adobe Flash Player 9, Macromedia Flash Player 8, and Macromedia Flash Player 10 all produce the same result--Flash objects that flicker when you put your mouse over any part of them. Moving Flash objects will flicker constantly while moving and stop flickering when the animation is done. SWF files (at least the one at www.stormwerks.com/linked/stuf/AYB2.swf) work without a problem when using Adobe Flash Player 9.

If I don't have Adobe Flash Player 9 installed, the Win2K machines prompt me to install them for almost any site that uses Flash (I guess most recent Flash objects cannot be viewed with the older Macromedia Flash Players).

Any suggestions?

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 220 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2815 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 940886 MB, Free - 891582 MB; D: Total - 12879 MB, Free - 1571 MB;
Motherboard: PEGATRON CORPORATION, 2A99
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

My desktop computer is running quite slow, so I am checking all of the software that I have installed to see if something might be causing the problem. Do I need the above items please? I have Foxit Reader and I am running a free Office Suite called Open Office.

Thank you for reading this.

Kind regards

Nanof2
 

A:Solved: Do I need Adobe Air, Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Reader, please?

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Hi,

I have Windows Vista 32 bit and from the beginning I have problems opening pdf's from internetsites: my computer suggests that I install the recent version of Adobe what I did (succesfully as adobe says). I tried some of the suggestions I found on the internet: uninstall - install, execute as administrator, change the compatibility to Windows server pack 2, upgrated the internet explorer, but still it doesn't work. Any suggestions?

Thanks a lot, Swaantje

A:[SOLVED] problem with adobe reader and adobe flash player

Here is a link to a cool Adobe Reader alternative http://www.foxitsoftware.com/downloads/index.php the program is not even close to half the size of Adobe's Reader.

What type of problem are you having with flash player?

Can you watch a youtube video?

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Hi,

My friend recently asked me to help her download some music video flv files from the website MTVIggy. I normally use Orbit Downloader for saving flv's I like from youtube but it doesn't seem to work on this site. I've tried a program called Replay Media Catcher but ut also doesn't work. Does anyone know of a program/tool that is actually capable of downloading the flv files from MTVIggy?

Thank you for your help. It is greatly appreciated.
Ice

A:How to record rtmp:// flash video .flv stream from embedded Adobe Flash Player

As the site is owned by Viacom/MTV, my guess is that it is DRM (Digital Rights Management) protected and videos can't be downloaded. I normally use Real Player when I need to download embedded videos but I don't think it will work and I'm not aware of a free product that will download DRM protected videos.

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I uninstalled Adobe Flash with their uninstall tool because I read somewhere you needed to update it because of major security flaw. I went over to the Adobe website to try and find an update, as well as a tutorial on how to update, as I had no idea what version I had. Their website is a mess unless you want to purchase something, and then you can find whatever your want. Since I had no idea what version of player, I just DL their uninstall tool, then DLed their new flash. I used their uninstall tool, and then reinstalled the new Adobe Flash Player. The only PU that came up was that it couldn't install in Opera. I went looking to try and configure it, then I read in the post below, you had to go to the link, http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/welcome/ for shockwave, and figured it would lead me to flash and all that crap. I remembered what a PIA it was. I went over there, and it says flash works, but I still don't know if it's the latest flash or not. On the right it says I need to install "other sw", but that probably because I don't have shockwave installed. BTW, when I used their uninstaller from an administrator account, it completely wiped out my FX profile in the limited user account for some reason. It didn't do anything to the FX profiles in the administrator's accounts. I keep an updated copy of the limited user account's FX profile, and just reinstalled it, but I'm sick and tired of adobe flash and all the BS your have ... Read more

A:Adobe Flash uninstall tool,& is there a better/safer flash player w/o the hassles?

The flash player for IE and Firefox is in C:\Windows\System32\Macromed\Flash. The IE one is called Flash9f.ocx and for Firefox its NPSWF32.dll.

You can view current version, by going to a page with a flash object on the web page, right click on the Flash object and select About Adobe Flash Player 9 and it will take you to Adobe site and display version.
You can also get version from the files about on the Version or Details tab of its properties.

As for removal, just either use the Uninstall tool in the same folder (See above) or delete all the files in the folder to remove it.
 

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I have xp Pro with sp3 but cant install any flash programs.
They dont run at all after installation and come out as error need to close.
Amara says I need to download flash player and does not open.
I can see flash websites ok.
I use firefox and all the other progs are fine.
Adobe Flash works without problems.

Heres my hijack this log.Heelp!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:54:43 PM, on 5/29/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.20772)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
E:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
E:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
E:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
E:\Program Files\LClock\LClock.exe
E:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exe
E:\Program Files\Utilities\VisualTooltip\VisualToolTip.exe
E:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
E:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
E:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
E:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\egui.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\mmm.exe
E:\Program Files\Common Files\Corel\Corel PhotoDownloader\Corel Photo Downloader.exe
E:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
E:\Program Files\Audio Sandbox\SRSSSC.exe
E:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
E:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\ekrn.exe
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Hello,

I need to create a short marketing intro for the business I am working for and would like to find a program that let's me create this fairly easily without using Adobe Flash Pro or their products.

Is there anything that'll let me do this?
 

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i can't even begin to explain this, i will just have to show someone. if someone would volunteer let me know ill send you the .fla file that i am editing in adobe flash cs4. its bascially a flash menu with 5 links on it and some fancy stuff. for some reason i can't find way to change the text of 4 out of the 5 buttons. anyone?
 

A:Solved: Need help with Adobe Flash CS4. Can't edit certain aspects of flash file!

Are all five buttons an instance of one library resource ? Are you trying to change their content through Actionscript or the Flash IDE ?
 

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