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Critical FlashPlayer Vulnerability Being Exploited

wiredmikey (1824622) writes | about 3 years ago

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wiredmikey (1824622) writes "Adobe announced today that a critical vulnerability (CVE-2011-0611) exists in its Flash Player that could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

There have been reports that the vulnerability is being exploited in the wild in targeted attacks via a Flash (.swf) file embedded in a Microsoft Word (.doc) file delivered as an email attachment, targeting Windows users...."

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Another Adobe Security Vulnerability (2)

WrongSizeGlass (838941) | about 3 years ago | (#35789016)

Not only does it affect Flash player for for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Solaris and Android, but according to Adobe's own security bulletin [adobe.com] it affects the authplay.dll component that ships with Adobe Reader and Acrobat X for Windows and Macintosh.
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