Adobe Flash security update for Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and Solaris users

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

It doesn’t matter if you run Windows, Mac, Linux, Solaris or even Android.. if Adobe goes public about a security vulnerability in its Flash product, you better install the patch to protect against the problem.

Adobe’s emergency patch was issued over the weekend to protect against a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Targeted attacks could use the vulnerability to trick users into clicking on a malicious link delivered in an email message.

Adobe says that Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.16 and earlier are vulnerable on Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris operating systems. On Android, Adobe Flash Player 10.3.185.22 and earlier versions are at risk.

You can visit a page on Adobe’s website to determine which version of Adobe Flash you are…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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