Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#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 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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