Adobe Releases Subsequent Updates for 6 Flaws

New releases of update from Adobe come a week after their recent release, which was critical. Having subsequent updates for critical flaws begs the question of whether or not Flash Player is safe. Looks as if AIR was affected, as well. This patching closes six vulnerabilities, helping to safeguard against hackers.

These platforms are affected, and now have a patch available for download:

  • Windows (New update: 11.4.402.265)
  • Mac (New update: 11.4.402.265)
  • Linux (New Update)
  • Android (New Update)

The customized Google Chrome version (Pepper) should be automatically update to version 11.3.31.230 for PC and 11.4.402.265 for Mac.

For Windows and Mac users, bear in mind the new Adobe AIR 3.4.0.2540, which you should include with your updates for Flash Player.

Last week’s update included a critical flaw (CVE-2012-1535) in Adobe Flash Player.

For this week’s update, it fixes the following, according to Adobe:

  • These updates resolve memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution (CVE-2012-4163, CVE-2012-4164, CVE-2012-4165, CVE-2012-4166).
  • These updates resolve an integer overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution (CVE-2012-4167).
  • These updates resolve a cross-domain information leak vulnerability (CVE-2012-4168).

 

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