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Security Update:Adobe Releases Security Updates for Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh and Linux

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 13:57

Reason

Security Updates

Impact

Windows, Macintosh and Linux Adobe Flash Player Users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Adobe has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh and Linux.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software, refer to Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-21 at http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-21.html.

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Adobe Flash Player 14.0.0.179 and earlier versions
  • Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.241 and earlier 13.x versions
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.400 and earlier versions for Linux
  • Adobe AIR desktop runtime 14.0.0.178 and earlier versions
  • Adobe AIR SDK 14.0.0.178 and earlier versions
  • Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler 14.0.0.178 and earlier versions
  • Adobe AIR 14.0.0.179 and earlier versions for Android


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

You may not be aware you’re using Adobe Flash Player and other Adobe products but it is freely available on most web browsers (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Google Chrome and Safari). And out dated programs may allow an attacker to take control of your computer.

 

HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?

Update your software

  1. If you are supported by ITFS or have different IT support, no action on your part is required.
  2. If you do not have IT support or they do not support your computer, refer to Adobe Security Bulletin APSB14-21 at http://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb14-21.html on how to obtain the latest updates for your specific software.

 

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