Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.52 security update
Report ID: AD201205001
Date Published: 8 May 2012
Compromise Type: application-crash
Compromise From: remote
Adobe Flash Player 184.108.40.206 for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux
Adobe Flash Player 220.127.116.11 for Android 4.x
Adobe Flash Player 18.104.22.168 for Android 3.x and 2.x
Adobe Flash Player version 22.214.171.124 has been released to address a vulnerability that could cause application crash, and potentially allow an attacker to take control of a compromised system.
Adobe has released Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.199, which introduces a security update to resolve a vulnerability in the previous version. The object confusion vulnerability, identified as CVE-2012-0779, could cause the application to terminate unexpectedly, and possibly allow an attacker to take control of an compromised system.
There was a report of this vulnerability being exploited in the wild, targeting Flash Player on Internet Explorer for Windows machine. As a protection from potential exploit, users are recommended to update to the latest version of Flash Player.
Update to the latest version of applicable product.
- Flash Player 188.8.131.52 - Flash Player Download Center
- Flash Player 184.108.40.206 (network distribution) - Flash Player Licensing
- Flash Player 220.127.116.11 (Android 4.x) - Google play*
- Flash Player 18.104.22.168 (Android 3.x and 2.x) - Google play*
* Browse on an Android device