Latest Security updates for Adobe Flash Player released

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh and 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 the Adobe Flash Player desktop runtime for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 15.0.0.152
  • Users of the Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release should update to Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.244
  • Users of Adobe Flash Player for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.406
  • Adobe Flash Player installed with Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 and Internet Explorer 11 will be automatically updated to the current version
  • Users of the Adobe AIR desktop runtime, SDK and SDK and Compiler should update to version 15.0.0.249
  • Users of Adobe AIR for Android should update to Adobe AIR 15.0.0.252

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What this update addresses

  • These updates resolve memory leakage vulnerabilities that could be used to bypass memory address randomization
  • These updates resolve a security bypass vulnerability
  • These updates resolve a use-after-free vulnerability that could lead to code execution
  • These updates resolve memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution
  • These updates resolve a vulnerability that could be used to bypass the same origin policy
  • These updates resolve a heap buffer overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution

Update Ubuntu OS to latest version – Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.406

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer

Verify Version

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