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Adobe confirms Flash zero-day


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#1 Union_Thug

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Posted 15 March 2011 - 08:04 AM

http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/adobe-confirms-flash-zero-day-490?source=rss_security

Adobe today confirmed that attackers are exploiting an unpatched bug in Flash Player using Microsoft Excel documents.

The company will patch Flash next week and will also update Adobe Reader, which includes code that renders Flash content inserted in PDF files....

According to a security advisory issued Monday, attackers are exploiting the vulnerability by embedding malicious Flash files within a Microsoft Excel document sent as an email attachment.

Adobe said it wasn't aware of any attacks directed at Reader or Acrobat, the popular PDF viewer and commercial PDF creator, respectively.

"This vulnerability could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system," Adobe acknowledged in its advisory.
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Security Advisory for Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader and Acrobat: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa11-01.html

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 09:56 PM

Oh noes

i hate to install flash patches

Thanks though

A big thanks to Dider Stevens

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Posted 17 March 2011 - 07:57 AM

Google already updated the Flash plug-in they ship with Chrome. It appears they have some kind of deal with Adobe to get updates early.

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Posted 17 March 2011 - 12:25 PM

Hello!!
I just updated Adobe Flash. After a restart; a pop up came on and said a up date was available, so I up dated.
I don't use Adobe Reader. I replaced it with Foxit Reader a long time ago.I wouldn't use Adobe Flash if I could find some thing better!

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Posted 17 March 2011 - 05:05 PM

I dumped Foxit and it's bundled crapware shortly after I dumped Adobe...PDF-XChange Viewer http://www.tracker-software.com/product/pdf-xchange-viewer





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