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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#753 Emergency Flash update patches public zero-day
As promised earlier this week, Adobe today released an updated version of Flash Player that includes a patch for a zero-day vulnerability.

Adobe said it is aware of the existence of a public exploit for CVE-2016-4117, but said the flaw has not been publicly attacked.

The vulnerability affects Flash Player versions 21.0.0.226 and earlier on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Chrome OS.

“Successful exploitation could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system,” Adobe said Tuesday in an advisory.
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