Tag Archive: Adobe

Jul 08

Patch alert: Update browsers’ Flash ASAP to block log-on theft






Google engineer releases hacking tool, Adobe issues fix; IE10, IE11 and Chrome auto-update for users. Users of Google‘s Chrome and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) and IE11 can rest easy today knowing that their browsers will automatically update to the latest version of Adobe Flash, which will block a credential-stealing attack disclosed earlier in the day. Those …

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Aug 23

FlashPlayer 11.4 and AIR 3.4 available






Although initially highlighted because it included a number of security fixes, Tuesday’s Flash Player updates from Adobe also included the release of FlashPlayer 11.4 and Air 3.4. Among the features in the new release of FlashPlayer are support for ActionScript workers, allowing processing to be carried out in the background without freezing the user interface, and support for bridges …

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Aug 22

Adobe Flash Player update patches six critical holes






Adobe has released the second update for its Flash Player software in a week, this time for six critical vulnerabilities. Four of the issues addressed are problems with memory corruption that could lead to remote code execution; additionally, the update fixes an integer overflow vulnerability that could also lead to remote code execution. Another bug …

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Aug 15

Adobe closes numerous critical holes in Reader and Acrobat






  Adobe has released updates for its Flash and Shockwave Players, and Reader and Acrobat PDF viewers, addressing multiple vulnerabilities. All of these security updates are rated as critical by the company as they could be exploited by a remote attacker to take control of a victim’s system and execute malicious code. The updates for Reader and Acrobat X close …

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Aug 10

Microsoft to close critical holes in August Patch Tuesday






Microsoft has announced that it will publish a total of nine security bulletins on Tuesday 14 August to close holes in its products. According to the company, five of the bulletins will fix critical problems in Windows, Internet Explorer and Exchange, as well as SQL Server, Server Software and its Developer Tools. The bulletins will address ten …

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