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Security Update:Adobe Releases Critical Security Updates for Digital Editions, Flash Player, and AIR SDK & Compiler

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 12:44

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Adobe Digital Editions, Flash Player, and AIR SDK & Compiler Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Digital Editions, Flash Player, and AIR SDK & Compiler.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to:



AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • Adobe Digital Editions 4.5.1 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, iOS and Android

 

  • Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime v22.0.0.211 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh
  • Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release v18.0.0.366 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh
  • Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome v22.0.0.211 and earlier for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and ChromeOS
  • Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 v22.0.0.211 and earlier for Windows 10 and 8.1
  • Adobe Flash Player for Linux v11.2.202.632 and earlier for Linux

 

  • Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler v22.0.0.153 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?
Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.


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 for updates refer to:

 

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