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Security Update:Apple Blocked Older Versions of Flash Player

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 15:04

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Apple Users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Due to security issues in older versions, Apple has updated the web plug-in blocking mechanism to disable all versions prior to Flash Player 15.0.0.152 and 13.0.0.244.

Advanced Users: For additional information on blocked web plug-ins refer to http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5655.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Flash Player Flash Player 15.0.0.152 and 13.0.0.244 and earlier


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

If the version of Adobe Flash plug-in you are using is out of date, you may see the message, "Blocked plug-in", "Flash Security Alert” or "Flash out-of-date" when attempting to view Flash content in Safari.

 

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 Apple’s Adobe Flash Player updates available for OS X on July 10, 2014 at http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5655 on how to obtain the latest updates for your specific software.


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