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Vulnerability protection

Adobe Flash Player security update

Report ID: AD201202001
Date Published: 17 February 2012

Criticality: Critical
Compromise Type: remote-code-execution cross-site-scripting
Compromise From: remote

Affected Product/Component:

Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris
Adobe Flash Player for Android 4.x
Adobe Flash Player for Android 3.x and 2.x


Security updates for Adobe Flash Player has been released to address multiple vulnerabilities found in the prior versions.

Detailed Description

Adobe has released Flash Player version to address multiple vulnerabilities that were identified in previous product versions. Four memory corruption vulnerabilities and two security bypass vulnerabilities could lead to arbitrary code execution, and allow an attacker to take complete control of an affected system.

One vulnerability could lead to cross-site scripting attack, where an attacker could take actions on the user's behalf if the user visited a malicious website. There are reports of this vulnerability being exploited in the wild.

These vulnerabilities have been addressed in the latest security update. Users are recommended to update to Flash Player version as a protection against potential exploit.

CVE Reference

CVE-2012-0751, CVE-2012-0752, CVE-2012-0753, CVE-2012-0754, CVE-2012-0755, CVE-2012-0756, CVE-2012-0767


Update to the latest version of applicable product. 


Security Advisories

For a list of known vulnerabilities affecting F-Secure products and the released fixes, please refer to the Security Advisories page.