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Vulnerability protection

Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.271 security update


Report ID: AD201208002
Date Published: 14 August 2012

Criticality: Critical
Compromise Type: application-crash
Compromise From: remote


Affected Product/Component:

Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.270 for Windows, Mac and Linux




Summary

Adobe Flash Player version 11.3.300.271 has been released to address multiple vulnerabilities found in the prior version of the product.



Detailed Description

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.



CVE Reference

CVE-2012-1535



Solution

Update to Adobe Flash Player 11.3.300.271 for Windows and Macintosh, and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.238 for Linux that are available from Adobe Flash Player Download Center.



Security Advisories

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