Flash 11.6.602.171 released
Feb 26, 2013
- https://web.nvd.nist...d=CVE-2013-0504 - 10.0 (HIGH)
- https://web.nvd.nist...d=CVE-2013-0643 - 9.3 (HIGH)
- https://web.nvd.nist...d=CVE-2013-0648 - 9.3 (HIGH)
Platform: All platforms
Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.168 and earlier versions for Windows, Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.167 and earlier versions for Macintosh, and Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.1990 and earlier versions for Linux. These updates address vulnerabilities that could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
Summary: Adobe is aware of reports that CVE-2013-0643 and CVE-2013-0648 are being exploited in the wild in targeted attacks designed to trick the user into clicking a link which directs to a website serving malicious Flash (SWF) content. The exploit for CVE-2013-0643 and CVE-2013-0648 is designed to target the Firefox browser.
Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:
- Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.168 and earlier versions for Windows and Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.167 and earlier versions for Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.171.
- Users of Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.520 and earlier versions for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 184.108.40.2063.
- Adobe Flash Player installed with Google Chrome will automatically be updated to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.171 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux.
- Adobe Flash Player installed with Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8 will automatically be updated to the latest version of Internet Explorer 10, which will include Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.171 for Windows...
Flash test site: http://helpx.adobe.c...on_your_machine
MS Security Advisory (2755801)
Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in IE 10
"... updates are available from... Windows Update..."
Affected Software: Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows RT
V9.0 (February 26, 2013): Added KB2819372 to the Current Update section.
Release Date: 2013-02-27
Criticality level: Extremely critical
Impact: Security Bypass, System access
Where: From remote...
Solution: Update to a fixed version.
Original Advisory: Adobe:
-Fake- Adobe Flash update page
Feb 27, 2013
Feb 27, 2013 - "... To ensure that you do not become a victim in the first place, please ensure that your antivirus definitions are constantly updated and that your software packages are also regularly updated. Do not download updates from third-party sites and always double check the URL of the download that is being offered."
Edited by AplusWebMaster, 02 March 2013 - 08:59 AM.