Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.271 security update
Report ID: AD201208002
Date Published: 14 August 2012
Compromise Type: application-crash
Compromise From: remote
Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.270 for Windows, Mac and Linux
Adobe Flash Player version 11.3.300.271 has been released to address multiple vulnerabilities found in the prior version of the product.
Adobe has released Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.271 to address a vulnerability found in the prior version of the product. The vulnerability, identified as CVE-2012-1535, could cause the application to crash, and possibly allow an attacker to take control of an affected system.
There are reports about the vulnerability being exploited in the wild, where the exploit targets ActiveX version of Flash Player for Internet Explorer on Windows. As a protection measure, users are recommended to update to version 11.3.300.271 to protect their system from potential exploit.
Update to Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.271 for Windows and Macintosh, and Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.52 for Linux that are available from Adobe Flash Player Download Center.
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