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Vulnerability protection

Adobe Flash Player security update

Report ID: AD201109002
Date Published: 21 September 2011

Criticality: Critical
Compromise Type: cross-site-scripting exposure-of-system-information remote-code-execution
Compromise From: remote

Affected Product/Component:

Adobe Flash Player
Adobe Flash Player (Android)


Adobe Flash Player has been released, introducing the fix for multiple vulnerabilities identified in the previous product version.

Detailed Description

Adobe has released Flash Player version, which introduces the fix for six identified vulnerabilities. One cross-site scripting vulnerability (CVE-2011-2444) has been reported being exploited in the wild, where users are tricked to click a malicious link sent via e-mail.

Four of the other vulnerabilities could lead to remote code execution while one other presents a security bypass issue that could lead to information disclosure.

To protect from potential exploit, users are recommended to update to Flash Player version

CVE Reference

CVE-2011-2426, CVE-2011-2427, CVE-2011-2428, CVE-2011-2429, CVE-2011-2430, CVE-2011-2444


Update to the latest version of applicable product:

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