Zero-day Flash bugs squashed by Adobe

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Adobe has issued a security update for its widely-used Flash software, protecting against a number of critical security vulnerabilities that could be exploited by malicious hackers.

In a security bulletin published on its website, Adobe recommends that 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.

In addition, the firm says that they expect to make available an update for Flash Player 10.x for the Android mobile operating system by November 9, 2010.

One of the vulnerabilities fixed by the updated version of Flash is CVE-2010-3654. Last week the firm warned that that exploit was being used by malicious hackers to target users of…

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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