Adobe Patch – Adobe Flash Player

On 21 Sep 2011, Adobe released an updated version of Flash Player.

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, and Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions for Android. These vulnerabilities could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. [1]

Bulletin Description Severity Impact Software
APSB11-26 Security update available for Adobe Flash Player Remote code execution Critical Adobe Flash Player

APSB11-26 – There are reports that this issue is being exploited in the wild in active targeted attacks designed to trick the user into clicking on a malicious link delivered in an email message.

Shockwave, Flash ad Acrobat installers are available via

[1.] Adobe – Security bulletins and advisories (2011-Sep-21) [Adobe]
[2.] Prenotification: Security Update for Flash Player (2011-Sep-) [Adobe PSIRT Blog]
[3.] Emergency patch expected for Flash Player (2011-Sep-21) [SANS]
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