Adobe has announced that the Flash player is now completely free of vulnerability and various security updates as well as patches made Flash player as Zero-Vulnerability one.
Adobe Flash is the most criticized software, which is installed in almost each and every computer in this world. Flash is also used as a web-content, which is used globally for offering rich in UI animations. But, the whole scenario got changed when Steve Jobs announced that they won’t support Adobe Flash, since it is a resource hog, which almost drain battery very faster.
A few weeks back, even Google Chrome stopped supporting flash, since it drains battery faster than that of HTML 5 and other technologies. But now, Adobe has released an update, which resolves all of the critical vulnerability that is found over the Flash on all major platforms.
In Adobe Security Bulletin, the company has mentioned as,
Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player. These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe is aware of a report that an exploit for CVE-2015-7645 is being used in limited, targeted attacks. Users of Flash Player 11.2.x or later for Windows, or Flash Player 11.3.x or later for Macintosh, who have selected the option to ‘Allow Adobe to install updates’ will receive the update automatically.
Adobe advised its users to check the version, which they’re using. So that, the user can prevent being exploited. By releasing the new update, Adobe tries to protect the privacy of the data, and also prevent execution of malicious code in the user’s machine.
If you’re using the following version, it is strongly advised to change the password of crucial accounts and update your Flash version immediately.
- Chrome Flash Player 220.127.116.11 and its earlier versions.
- Flash Player for IE11, IE10 and lesser versions in Windows 10, W8 and W8.1 respectively.
- Flash Player 18.104.22.1685 for Linux Operating system.
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